Green renovations / Guides

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...

Green building certifications

Got a Green Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

The Canadian Green Building Awards are open to anyone who thinks they have a contender. No certification is needed, all homes are judged based on their merits ...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

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

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...green kitchen renovations and interior air quality in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, v...

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

2016 budget renovation tax credits are good news for everyone, homeowner or not

...renovations over $2,500 until April 1, 2017, capped at $10,000. When you do home renovations like changing your furnace or insulating your attic, take the bill ...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...green living. They come in second, and some you can even do without. A green home starts with being well-designed, well-insulated, and if possible, has glazing ...

Passive House wall system ; Larsen Trusses & dense-packed cellulose insulation
Wall assemblies - new construction

Larsen truss wall systems with double-stud construction & extra insulation for new homes & energy efficient home renovation

...green home building & renovations for max wall insulation A Larsen Truss is a type of lightweight & non structural double-stud wall assembly that allows for t...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

Pricing green kitchen countertops - there's never been a bigger choice of sustainable kitchen counters

...green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, v...

LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...Renovations that do not include completely insulating and sealing the entire building envelope. Additions that are not registered from the start of building pro...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...Green Building survey in October 2009, 40% of Ontario homebuyers were willing to pay an additional $10,000 for a ‘green home’, compared to only 22% in 2008. Dem...