Green rating systems / Guides

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...Green Home certification? As more people pursue high efficiency Green home rating certifications, they become increasingly well known and trusted . Consequent...

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...Green home rating systems for Canada and the U.S.A. in the Ecohome green building guide pages .

LEED v4
LEED Homes

What is different with LEED V4?

...rating systems opened in November 2013. In order to facilitate the transition to LEED v4, projects will be able to register under the current rating systems u...

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

...rating systems encourage and accelerate the global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of u...

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 o...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...systems of their home properly, and publicly promote green building and the LEED rating system. ­ Builders are required to provide homeowners with a minimum o...

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 Council’s LEED® Green Building Rating Systems™, GBCI continues to develop new programs and offer the marketplace validation that building certifi...

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

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...green building rating systems in Canada, and LEED platinum is the highest award. The living Building standard exceeds that. There are 7 components to the Livi...

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

...systems and photovoltaic power generation . These systems and design features work together to achieve an EnerGuide rating of 100. The home also boasts a Walk S...

LEED Homes

Getting Started

...Green Rater can ensure interior wall systems have been completed according to plan, and a final inspection when your home is completed. Also mandatory before ...

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

...rating systems; passive home design dates back thousands of years and can be applied to pretty much any building, making that building better. See more about ...