Certification / Guides

Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...certification. There’s nothing wrong with builders preferring one Passive House certification over another, or even one Green Building certification over anot...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...certification program. Which Green home certification program is best? Opinions vary on which home certification program is best , so In no particular order...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...certification. A LEED AP for Homes has two main roles in the certification process: to act as project advisor during the design and construction phase, and be t...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...certifications easier. The process of attaining Passive House certification has been called many things, but 'easy' isn't one of them. Here are some of the init...

Habitat workers raise a wall at the the Red River Ex June 2011
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...certifications under the internationally-recognized Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program, which addresses h...

LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...certification. Types of buildings eligible types of projects that are eligible: New Homes: Single family Multi housing (up to 3 floors) Multi Housing (4 to 15 f...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...Certification , Net Zero Labelled homes and other certifications that can help make your home qualify for tax rebates and incentives . And take a tour of the fi...

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

...certification through the 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 d...

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

...Certification Inc. (GBCI) is a third-party organization that provides independent oversight of professional credentialing and project certification programs rel...

LEED for Homes Checklist
LEED Homes

The LEED for Homes Checklist

...certification. It will not only be used for the evaluation of your project, but you can use it for tracking your progress. The checklist will allow you to: ...

Building a Passive House that's LEED Certified too - an Owner's Tale
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

...certification and Passive House certification . Enjoy their story of building a LEED certified Passive House... *** Building any house requires a fair amoun...