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Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...home sizes . Small homes take less materials to build than large homes, and they consume less energy to operate. Ergo, smaller homes are ‘greener’ homes. At lea...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...Solar Homes & LEED certified homes. Slab on Grade Foundation © Yanni Milon for Ecohome Sacrifices, challenges and solutions: In orde...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes which incorporate the ...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...Home with solar PV as a way to lighten the environmental load of homes in the region. It also makes great economic sense if building a home you intend to stay i...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes which incorporate the ...

Backyard solar panels
Grants and incentives

The Ontario MicroFIT program

...solar projects must be done in Ontario. For a solar project to be considered “rooftop solar” it must be built on an existing permanent building, complete with...

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...home performance. Architects, designers and technologists: Another avenue is to begin with a home designer who has a experience with performance homes, sinc...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...solar heat collection. The amount of heat that can be generated by the most rudimentary solar collection system is astounding. Check out our DIY solar shower , ...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...Homes program, the first project and home in Canada to do so. Not only that, the EcoHome Edelweiss House project was only the second LEED V4 Platinum home certi...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...homes have an exceptionally healthy indoor air quality . Passive Solar Homes: leading by design The spectacular picture window in this model range of high-p...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...home's Passive Solar Index program (PSI) of energy modelling designs from the benchmark of complete passive solar heating, this is not a rigid target. Depending...