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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 upgrades , and Green building certification programs such as Net Zero labelled homes , Passive House or the Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification all...

Building a Passive House that's LEED Certified too - an Owner's Tale
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

...Home posted following the personal experience of Sarah Cobb and William Murray of Rocket Construction Inc. as they built a home in Abercorn, Montérégie, Quebec. Setting the bar about as high as you can, they targeted both LEED certification and Passive House certification . Enjoy their story of building a LEED certifie...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...home systems like those found in both Beachaus homes can be more than just cool toys, they can optimize the performance of your home. Having an Ipad control centre that allows you to remotely operate systems by a smart phone can make fun gadgets an important part of high performance housing. To be able to control thi...

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

Passive solar home construction

...Certification in Canada or America , or for specifics about Passive House Certification in the Green Building Guides - at North America's online Green Building Website, EcoHome.net

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...Homes Providers. A LEED Certified home is one verified by an independent third party to have met standards beyond conventional building practices to create a healthier, more sustainable and energy efficient home. To achieve LEED certification of a home, builders are required to meet 19 prerequisite measures and a m...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...certification. A LEED AP for Homes has two main roles in the certification process: to act as project advisor during the design and construction phase, and be the link between evaluators and project managers during the certification process. Where can homes earn LEED certification? LEED Canada for Homes is accessib...

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

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

...home can be planned and built to Passive House standards, but Passive House Certification is mandatory to call a home "Passive House Certified." Allow us to explain... What are the problems of Passive House in North America? The original Passive House certification program originates in Germany and is referred to a...

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

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...Homes - the design & certification process In May of 2017, the Canadian Home Builders Association [CHBA] officially launched its Net Zero Home Labelling Program , following the successful completion of a 15-month pilot project to validate technical and administrative procedures for building net zero homes in Canada. ...

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
LEED Homes

LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...Home designs will begin at 1,600 square feet for $288,900 (plus lot and taxes), a size and price that keeps them easily competitive with conventionally built homes for purchase price. When it comes to operational costs though, these homes will likely leave the competition far behind. “We are aiming for at least Gold,...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

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

...home that uses less energy Future-proof building techniques for a changing climate Resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages LEED Platinum prefab kit home © Roman Szumski ...

LEED Homes

Getting Started

...Homes certification program is based on documentation of the building process and visual inspections by LEED certified Green Raters. Upon successful completion of your project, your home can be awarded a level of either Certified, Silver, Gold or the highest possible level, Platinum. Step by step : 1) Contact a...