Green building design / Guides

How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...Design & Certification in Canada or America , or for specifics about Passive House Certification in the Green Building Guides - at North America's online Green ...

CaGBC, LEED green building trends
LEED Homes

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.

...green buildings compared to similar buildings. 68% of building owners and developers reported decreases in water consumption in their green buildings. The m...

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

...Design (LEED) green building certification program, which addresses homes as well as a broad range of other building types. The first project to take advantag...

Canada one of the top 10 countries building LEED homes
LEED Homes

The top 10 countries outside the U.S. certifying buildings with the LEED rating system

...design, construction and operation of buildings and homes in an effort to make every building greener. The CaGBC reduces environmental impacts from the built en...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...green building techniques here : How to stay on budget when building a home Finding green building design professionals Tips for a successful ...

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

...green building. GBCI is committed to ensuring precision in the design, development, and implementation of measurement processes for green building performance (...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...building waste Reclaimed lumber and building materials Naikoon Contracting Ltd. is an award winning design-build company specializing in green residential...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...green building rating system and stands for; Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - created by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). To quote the U....

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

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

...design, warm in winter, cool in summer Green space is increased with the installation of green roofs , each with its own unique character and ...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...Design) is the industry standard for green building rating systems in Canada, and LEED platinum is the highest award. The living Building standard exceeds that....

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...Green Builder, or Green-home builder. Passive House and LEED are green building certification programs, but even if you don’t want to bother certifying a home...