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Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...of construction: Single-family New home PSI rating: 15 kWh / m² Method of calculation: Modelled Built by owner Alain Hamel, the Kenogami House is located at Lac Kenogami, Saguenay, Quebec, and is a winner of the Green Builder® Home of the Year Awards from Green Builder Media® This is a passively heated 1,950 ne...

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

Award winning Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...the design of the home. Community: The project is located within 500m of the University of Alberta, the North Saskatchewan River and an LRT station. To adhere to the principles of increased density within the urban core and to provide high quality student accommodation, we incorporated a secondary suite on top of the...

The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

...the 2013 Green Builder® Home of the Year Awards. The Kenogami House is a living laboratory of high performance design and technology, called "The Most Resilient House in North America" by Alex Wilson, founder of the Resilient Design Institute. The PSI program is the brainchild of our Energy Efficiency Coordinator Den...

The Bubeneč Gardens Residence in Praque is an inspiring collection of
LEED Homes

Canada Green Building Council Leadership Awards

...The Leadership Awards categories are as follows: The Academic Leadership Award The Emerging Green Builder Leadership Award The Government Leadership Award The Volunteer Leadership Award The Chapter Leadership Award The Green Building Champion Award The Industry Leadership Award The Lifetime Achievemen...

Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...the pair of boots and the pair of sandals, why not allow the Yukon resident to wear his boots eleven months of the year and his sandals for one month while allowing the Hawaiian to do the opposite? In the end, is it more important for the planet that they use the same amount of energy or that they use their allotted en...