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...

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...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...homes with a Green Home certification... To view a selection of North America's best Green Homes, see here , and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgra...

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...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...Homes here Or Take a Tour of other Green Homes here Project Credits: Architects The design is a collaboration between De Waal Developments and Designex Co...

The Affordable Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab 2 Bed kit home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab 2 bed kit home

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

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...design of Net Zero Home © Falcon Ridge Contracting To see more about Net Zero Homes see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides ...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...home. Read more here about how to design a home for thermal comfort . So even if this isn’t about tapping into an energy saving green home tax credit, it is m...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

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

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

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...home The first thing to understand is that there are two kinds of solar collection in home design - active and passive. An active solar home has an expensiv...