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

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...LEED Platinum, the highest possible achievement in the LEED for homes rating system. Designed for active living and built to last – this ultra modern 2000 squ...

BC Energy Step Codes - Builder Design Guide &  Requirements explained
Building codes

The new BC energy step code: builder design guide & requirements explained - Vancouver

...BC Energy Step Codes - A Step in the Right Direction How the BC energy step code works: The BC Building Code puts buildings into two basic categories – Pa...

LEED Homes

Find a LEED Provider

...leed@ecohabitation.com T: (514) 985-0004 5555 Avenue de Gaspé, bureau 212, Montréal, Québec H2T 2A3 www.ecohabitation.com/leed Onta...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...LEED for homes platinum rating in the country. The intent is also to achieve one of the highest Built Green B.C. checklist scores in the region while becoming...

Bike lanes in Vancouver
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver's goal of becoming the Greenest City by 2020

...BC Program Leader of LEED for Homes Canada. Building codes for construction should be seen in the same light as minimum wages are for salaries. Neither repres...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...LEED Platinum from the Canada Green Building Council. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized rating system that e...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...BC registration and certification fees waived for registered charity project proponents LEED® Canada for Homes Affordable Housing Program Municipal and provin...

Shipping Container Homes in a Warm Climate might be a good option
Tiny house

Beautiful shipping container homes - Tiny Houses in warm climates

...BC winter climate. Two-level shipping container home as a tiny house in a warm climate could work - certainly stylish The tiny house bedroom in these ...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

What is a blower door test? Blower door tests are becoming part of many State and Provincial mandatory building codes - the new BC Energy Step Code in Britis...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...BC) as the LEED Canada for Homes Program Leader and collaborates with the LEED Canada for Homes Technical Committee to deliver the LEED Canada for Homes program...

Which House Plants are Best to Clean Air & Remove Toxins?
Healthy indoor air quality

Which house plants are best for purifying air? Ecohome investigates

...LEED for Homes Provider, LEED Green Rater, recipient of the 2016 Green Building Champion Award from the CaGBC, and a contributor to the LEED for Homes Rating sy...