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The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...green home construction industry Green home tax credits and interest-free loans are the best return on investment for government stimulus . An investment into...

Concept and design

How to stay on budget when building a home

...construction company specializing in the design and construction of green homes. Patrick is trained in business administration and information management, and i...

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate
LEED Homes

Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

...green features they can think of, all while ensuring this house fits in with its future neighbourhood and that it is affordable to build and operate. Ordinari...

CaGBC, LEED green building trends
LEED Homes

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

...Construction and commissioned by the Canada Green Building Council. The report, titled Canada Green Building Trends: Benefits Driving the New and Retrofit Marke...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

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

...green residential construction standards in the country. "Our goal is to take current green residential building standards to the next level by employing some...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...green roofs, or an area the size of 66 NHL hockey rinks. Green roofs reduce the urban heat island effect, reduce building energy demands, provide urban green sp...

Green homes climate change
Lifestyle and environment

Green buildings are better situated to handle climate extremes

...green building practitioners. These strategies add an important new dimension to the green building industry’s long-standing focus on reducing greenhouse gases ...

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

How to choose a home-building contractor

...Green Builder? It’s not common to find a reliable ‘green home listing’ or ‘green pages’ in specific regions, so choosing a quality general contractor with exp...

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

...construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages