Building rating systems / Guides

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...rating system for commercial buildings and homes administered by the CaGBC (Canada Green Building Council) to encourage sustainable building practices. While ...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...rating systems like LEED for example, will recognize ENERGY STAR certified products, and award points for incoporating them into buildings. Passive House: M...

LEED v4
LEED Homes

What is different with LEED V4?

...rating systems opened in November 2013. In order to facilitate the transition to LEED v4, projects will be able to register under the current rating systems u...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...systems of their home properly, and publicly promote green building and the LEED rating system. ­ Builders are required to provide homeowners with a minimum o...

Canada one of the top 10 countries building LEED homes
LEED Homes

The top 10 countries outside the U.S. certifying buildings with the LEED rating system

...buildings. It provides building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their building’s performance. LEED rating...

MIBOP energy modeling software from Mindscape Innovations
Concept and design

Free online energy modeling from Mindscape Innovations

...building will consume during operation. Data regarding location and climate, building design, materials, mechanical systems and appliances is entered into a sof...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...rating of ERS (EnerGuide) 76 or HERS (Home Energy Rating System) 80. This will be determined during the compulsory energy rating blower door test. 11.1 Refrig...

Dirrtt Environmental Solutions, Green Wall
Lifestyle and environment

Green Business Certification Inc. and Canada Green Building Council Join Together to Advance the WELL Building Standard

...Building Council’s LEED® Green Building Rating Systems™, GBCI continues to develop new programs and offer the marketplace validation that building certification...

LEED Silver mid-rise in Gatineau, QC.
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Sustainable building practices create prosperous communities

...buildings are not just good for the planet - they are good for people too. Sustainable buildings are boosting student test scores, accelerating patient reco...

Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec
LEED Homes

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

...building rating system. The Top 10 list highlights countries outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construct...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...building rating systems in Canada, and LEED platinum is the highest award. The living Building standard exceeds that. There are 7 components to the Living Bui...

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