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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

...LEED for Homes ready modern style tiny house prefab home kit - Le Refuge LEED, Passive House & Net Zero Energy ready prefab homes This architect-designed ...

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
LEED Homes

LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...LEED Canada Platinum home in Quebec. "It's not easy to earn LEED Platinum certification on the first try" says Emmanuel Cosgrove, Director of Ecohabitation and ...

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

Beautiful shipping container homes - Tiny Houses in warm climates

...houses available for sale designed for cold climates, LEED certification or Zero Net Energy due to their outstanding performance. Now you know more ab...

Poly vapour barriers in air conditioned houses can cause mold and rot
Healthy indoor air quality

Why you should Never Install Air-Con in a Home with a Vapor Barrier

...houses from the inside. It should also come as no surprise, for a number of reasons, that we cannot afford to keep building or heating houses like that. So is...

The Affordable Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab 2 Bed kit home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab 2 bed kit home

...LEED for Homes ready modern style not so tiny house prefab home kit - Le Refuge S750 LEED, Passive House & Net Zero Energy ready prefab homes This archite...

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate
LEED Homes

Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

...houses built to code by a factor of almost 3. The school will be releasing videos following the progress of this first of its kind project, check out episode 1....

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy
Concept and design

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy - video

...LEED Platinum V4 Wall Design: Building Science The wall we designed for the Edelweiss house, Canada's first LEED Platinum V4 Home is best categorized as a...

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

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

...LEED certification standards , or Passivehouse certification in North America , which already means building to a much more efficient and sustainable standard. ...

Condensation on windows leads to mold & mildew in homes, ERV & HRV systems help
Ventilation

Ventilation & air exchangers

...houses are too airtight', but this myth is completely false and very damaging to your home. Walls need to be able to dry, ideally in both directions. Natural ...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...Houses, Passive House & LEED Platinum Homes, see here

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...LEED or ZNE ready Prefab houses are by no means new, but we have seen a few promising looking players show up in the Architect designed prefabricated kit hous...