Green home design / Guides

Why Building Affordable Eco Homes is Important
Efficient home design

Why building an affordable family home today means choosing to build a Green Home

...homes Resilient design features for sustainable new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pa...

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

Passive solar home construction

...home design & construction here This is the first in a series of videos on passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar design basics, orienti...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

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

...home construction. The Midori Uchi will be a show home for showcasing green home design for approximately one year. Some notable design features of the Midori...

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...homes , LEED V4 , Passive House Certification and all other Green home rating systems for Canada and the U.S.A. in the Ecohome green building guide pages .

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living

...green home usually translates into financial savings and improved quality of life. And it all starts with a home of a reasonable size, in a reasonable location....

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

...home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography See more LEED Homes designs here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Architect: Superkul Inc....

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs
Lighting

All about LED bulbs - video

...home design , home lighting design and anything you need to know about sustainable green home construction in Ecohome's green building guide pages.

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...

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

...design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...green home build Resilient design features for new home construction Are shipping container homes good or bad? Find more about green home cons...

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

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Green, is a collaboration between home owners, local experts and Effect Home Builders . Together they are pushing the envelope to design and build Net Zero home...