Green home design / Guides

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

...homes@cagbc.org or 1-866-941-1184. Check out our Green Home Building Guide pages and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgrades , and Green building cer...

Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Eco Homes
Concrete and masonry

Low-carbon concrete by CarbonCure Canada - lowering the carbon footprint of buildings

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

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Green Building , GreenSpec and recently the Resilient Design Institute . The following is a brief description of his vision, and the steps our team took as de...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...home design, and the good news is that healthy, comfortable homes usually mean sustainable and efficient homes . This architect-designed, contemporary and eco-f...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...home design. It offers reduced heating costs and improved quality of life. A long Canadian winter seems shorter with a bright sunny home. Cons: Poorly designe...

Passive House on a Budget - The Damn Near Passive house
Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...home has to be a costly and selfless gesture, in fact it is quite the opposite. A well designed high-performance home design will generally mean less money spen...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

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

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...greenest' home battery currently on the market. It's available across Canada through Sentinal Solar , though they don't have a ton of warehouses so check your l...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...Home Sustainable & Green Building Guides here . https://vancouver.ca/files/cov/passive-home-design.pdf

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...green home and $500 for green renovation projects a rebate on your home insurance your monthly plan free for 1 year free Home Assistance when you take out...

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...green components are good, certified homes are better. A LEED home is not only energy efficient, but has standards to meet that go beyond its own boundaries. ...