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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

...CaGBC: Renée Rietveld Manager, Communications and Media Relations, CaGBC 613-288-8075 Media Contact USGBC: Marisa Long Communications Director, USGBC 202-552-1500 About the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) The CaGBC is the leading national industry organization advan...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...Alberta, B.C., and Ontario): Originally developed by the Alberta Home Builder’s Association, Built Green is a Canadian-developed rating system administered by Built Green Canada, a private not-for-profit organization. Similar to LEED for Homes, it covers a wide range of sustainable building measures, including energy...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...CaGBC registration and certification fees waived for registered charity project proponents LEED® Canada for Homes Affordable Housing Program Municipal and provincial incentives: Check with your municipality what building incentives they have; some offer tax relief for building homes certified to either LEED (Leader...

LEED Homes

Find a LEED Provider

...Alberta: 4 Elements Integrated Design LTD. Tyler Hermanson [email protected] T: (403) 250-5514 110 32 Ave NE Calgary AB, T2E 2G4 EcoAmmo Stephani Carter [email protected] T: (780) 466-7616 Toll Free: 1 (866) 430-7616 Suite 10...

As our climate adapts to human carbon emissions, homes have to change
Lifestyle and environment

Changing homes in a changing climate

...Alberta and Ontario invites questions about how we build (making much of the land impermeable) and where we build (near rivers, by oceans and on floodplains). Thinking historically, flooding and water damage is clearly becoming a much larger issue. From the 1940s until about the year 2000, fire was one of the major d...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...Alberta, the North Saskatchewan River and an LRT station. To adhere to the principles of increased density within the urban core and to provide high quality student accommodation, we incorporated a secondary suite on top of the garage. Site ecology: Existing trees were kept on the property whe...