Eco Homes / Guides

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...eco-friendly and healthy countops and all about sustainable home construction, check out the Ecohome Green building guide, North America's trusted resource on green home building

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...Eco Smart Mortgage: BMO Eco Smart Mortgage offers a mortgage rate at 3.29% on a 5-year fixed mortgage for energy efficient homes. To qualify, your home must meet the requirements outlined in the BMO Eco Smart Mortgage checklist as confirmed by a third party appraiser (or energy auditor) arranged by BMO. For single ...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...homes when building new or renovating, & especially when going for Passive House certification & Designs , Passive Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes which incorporate the following. Triple-glazed windows (2x more...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...homes when building new or renovating, & especially when going for Passive House certification & Designs , Passive Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes which incorporate the following. Triple-glazed windows (2x more...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...homes have become. But the custom homes being built on trailer beds have many limitations, mainly because they need to comply with the rules of the road as a vehicle. So they aren’t all great, but they aren’t all bad. To start off on a positive note here's the one we think is the best tiny house ever made (or at least ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...Homes like we are here at EcoHome, there's a lot to think about when choosing a healthier kitchen - firstly some beautiful kitchen cabinets, preferably built from FSC certified woods and formaldehyde-free plywood boxes, and that's even before choosing Sustainable kitchen countertops , starting first of all with finding...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...homes and kit homes: You can purchase a shell (four walls and a roof), and finish the inside yourself. This can be an interesting option for the beginner who wants to build their own home but is intimidated by the idea of taking on an entire building project. Manufacturers of prefabricated homes can help you with t...

Building Climate Zones USA & Canada Maps Help with Specification of Homes
Planning and Design

Climate Zones in USA & Canada for Building Homes

...eco homes is important in different climate zones in USA & Canada ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Changing homes in a changing climate Why green homes are best for climate extremes Why we need to build green homes that withstand climate change eve...

Tru Earth Eco strips laundry detergent reviews
Lifestyle and environment

Tru Earth Eco-Strip laundry soap reviewed as a liquid laundry detergent alternative

...Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - also, learn more about the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership here . *Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development For full disclosure - The Ecohome Network may, (or may indeed not), receive a referal commision if you order product via a link in ou...

LEED Homes

Find a LEED Provider

...EcoAmmo Stephani Carter [email protected]ecoammo.com T: (780) 466-7616 Toll Free: 1 (866) 430-7616 Suite 102, 10436-81Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 1X6 www.ecoammo.com British Columbia: E3 Eco Group Inc. Troy Glasner [email protected]ecogroup.com T: (604) 874-3715 1400-150...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...homes: Find out All about Air & Vapour Barriers in High Performance Homes - EcoHome Guide Discover the Aerobarrier Home & Attic Air Sealing Spray - EcoHome Guide Replacing Polyethylene Vapor Barriers with Paint - EcoHome Guide