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LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...CaGBC (Canada Green Building Council) to encourage sustainable building practices. While the commercial program has been in effect for much longer, LEED for H...

LEED Homes

Getting Started

...CaGBC which includes the following documents required for certification: a) A completed and signed check list . b) Accountability forms signed by profession...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...CaGBC Zero Carbon? Just over a year ago, the Canadian Green Building Council officially launched the new standard on Zero Carbon buildings . Not only is that ...

Aerial view of The Earth Rangers Centre (CNW Group/Earth Rangers)
LEED Homes

The Earth Rangers Retrofit a rEED Gold building and earn LEED Platinum

...CaGBC has certified a building initially as LEED Gold for New Construction, and then seven years later as LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings: Operations and M...

LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

...CaGBC is very proud to see green building and LEED continuing to grow across the country and globally,” says Thomas Mueller, president and CEO of the CaGBC. “Ou...

Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off grid living blog, part 2: passively heated, this house in Quebec aims for LEED certification

...CaGBC, and this is how they went about it. This is the second piece in a blog series written by Craig Anderson as he documents the design and construction of ...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...CaGBC) as the LEED Canada for Homes Program Leader and collaborates with the LEED Canada for Homes Technical Committee to deliver the LEED Canada for Homes prog...

Mineral wool insulation in roof by Rockwool - LEED Platinum V4
Roof assemblies - new construction

Mineral wool insulation in roofs by Rockwool

...CaGBC . “I commend Ecohome for being a leader in the Canadian home building community and for demonstrating to the industry that high sustainability standards c...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...CaGBC , you can promote the home as "Registered with LEED Canada for Homes". A project is not LEED certified until it has been issued final approval by the CaGB...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...CaGBC) anounced that the LEED for Homes rating system would raise the bar with the LEED V4 program, we at EcoHome were already mulling over the idea of building...

Which House Plants are Best to Clean Air & Remove Toxins?
Healthy indoor air quality

Which house plants are best for purifying air? Ecohome investigates

...CaGBC, and a contributor to the LEED for Homes Rating system.