Energy modelling software / Guides

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...software (passive house planning package) for energy modelling, meaning builders are no longer required to do a HOT2000 or ASHRAE 90.1 compliant model in additi...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...energy-efficiency upgrades, cost $150.00 per sq. ft. to construct. The increase in cost to achieve Passive House energy efficiency over Canadian Building Code e...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...software energy modeling it was determined that the Kenogami House would likely require 14.6 kWh of heat per square metre per year, but its actual performance s...

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

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...Energy: Annual consumption in Primary Energy ≤ 120 kWh per square metre of living space (TFA) Primary Energy: Annual consumption in Primary Energy ≤ 120 kWh p...

The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

...Energy , meet Net Zero Heat . Through a rigorous process of design and software energy modelling, Engineer Denis Boyer, Emmanuel Cosgrove (Director of Écohabi...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...software energy modelling. They are also highly prone to air-infiltration du to cracks, also known as ‘checking’ and use enormous amounts of wood. Wood has an R...

MIBOP energy modeling software from Mindscape Innovations
Concept and design

Free online energy modeling from Mindscape Innovations

...Energy modeling is a process for determining the approximate energy a building will consume during operation. Data regarding location and climate, building desi...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...ENERGY STAR for New Homes: ENERGY STAR promotes guidelines for energy efficiency in new homes resulting in homes that are at least 20% more efficient than hom...