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Find a LEED Provider

...LEED Canada for Homes Providers: Atlantic Canada: Quebec: ThermalWise Jordan MacDonald [email protected]alwise.ca T: (902) 407-9276 Toll Free:1 (877) 771-9276 Mailing address: P.O. Box 31236 Halifax, NS B3K 5Y1 Office: 2459 Agricola Street Halifax www.thermalwise.c...

LEED Homes

Getting Started

...achieve a higher level. 3) There are two mandatory site inspections for LEED certification, first a pre-drywall inspection so the Green Rater can ensure interior wall systems have been completed according to plan, and a final inspection when your home is completed. Also mandatory before drywall is installed is a ...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...advisor during the design and construction phase, and be the link between evaluators and project managers during the certification process. Where can homes earn LEED certification? LEED Canada for Homes is accessible anywhere in Canada . There are LEED for homes providers across the country that will act as your ag...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...al Quality: 18 of 21 available points, with monitors for data collection 2. Energy and Atmosphere: 26 of 38 available points, heated with locally produced wood pellets 3. Materials and Resources: 15 of 16 available points, with healthy and local materials An extraordinary customer: A nice surprise for Alain Cul...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...and ensure that air handlers can maintain an appropriate system pressure drop. Air filter housings must be airtight to prevent bypass or leakage. 9.1 Radon-resistant construction: Homes in high-risk radon gas areas must have protection against radon infiltration. The project manager has the option to install a pass...

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

Which houseplants are best for purifying air? Ecohome investigates

...aners . Avoid adding scents; read here about the impact of fragrances on indoor air quality . Have air-handling units regularly maintained, and keep your HRV operating clean and efficiently . Test systematically for radon , and if initial tests prove positive take radon mitigation measures and install a SMART rad...

HEPA filters & SMART Air Filters catch airborne dust, pollen, allergens, viruses
Healthy indoor air quality

Buying guide for home air filters in furnaces - HEPA, SMART or Regular?

...al air quality and an inefficient furnace Are air filters for furnaces washable? Some filters are washable such as those with lower MERV ratings (or no rating at all), so in general we would have to recommend against washing furnace and home air filters. The higher-rated air filters are paper-based, as that is th...

Off-grid leed home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog post 5: appliances, mechanical and other systems

...and propane powered refrigerators. However, these systems are made at such a small scale and are in such small demand, that they are quite expensive and do not perform incredibly well. Thankfully, an off-grid house today can maintain essentially all the comforts of on-grid living, as long as one is careful about making...