Efficient fixtures / Guides

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...fixtures reflected that. It doesn't cost much to replace them with modern efficient ones, and you could feasibly cut your consumption in half if you live in an ...

A tiny house that looks like a stack of logs
Tiny house

A portable off-grid tiny house that looks like a stack of wood

...efficiently designed space includes a kitchen, bathroom, shower and solar panels for off-grid power. With both kitchen and bathroom behind moveable partitions...

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...efficient fixtures: Leaky faucet By using approximately 350 litres of water per person, per day, in a world where a billion people survive on 5 litres p...

Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
Tiny house

Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

...efficient plumbing fixtures Optional cisterns can catch and store rainwater from the roof. Less commuting: In many cases, ADUs are placed in neighbourhoods ...

Mixed interior room lighting
Lighting

Home lighting design

...efficient in operation than compact fluorescent bulbs and 16 times more efficient than incandescent. I hesitate to even mention price, because by the time I f...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...efficient active systems, such as in-floor radiant heating , high-velocity cooling, low-flow plumbing fixtures and high-efficiency lighting . Complementary to...

Reducing the need for air conditioning
Heating and cooling

How to keep homes cool without air conditioning

...fixtures can also be swapped out for a quiet and efficient ceiling fan to help you sleep . Keep a cold bathtub ready for a plunge. On those hot days and night...

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?

...fixtures and fittings can contribute to help improve the sustainability of our homes. Water-efficient fixtures in EcoHome prefab kit homes use only 50% of e...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...efficient rainwater re-use, water-conserving fixtures, and use of drought-tolerant native plants, are measures on almost any house. We used a geothermal syste...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...efficient appliances, fixtures and fittings; and reducing outdoor irrigation needs through rain water collection and water recycling. Energy & Atmosphere (38 ...

Bathroom with refinished claw foot tub and barn board trim in a home c
Materials and resources

Finding environmentally friendly materials

...efficient and environmentally responsible products. Through economies of scale, consumer demand makes these options more accessible and affordable. FSC Ce...