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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...

LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...certification. Types of buildings eligible types of projects that are eligible: New Homes: Single family Multi housing (up to 3 floors) Multi Housing (4 to 15 floors) Townhomes Mixed use where more than 50% of the area is residential. In addition, it is expected that the commercial is performed accord...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...LEED rating system , Passive House Certification , Net Zero Labelled homes and other certifications that can help make your home qualify for tax rebates and incentives . And take a tour of the first LEED V4 Platinum house in Canada

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

...certification options in North America .) The carbon footprint of LEED Homes: While we were at it, we decided to have a look at the LEED criteria to see if it was feasible to achieve that certification as well. The LEED rating system is broken down into eight categories (ranging from Innovation & Design to Sustaina...

Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off grid living blog, part 2: passively heated, this house in Quebec aims for LEED certification

...LEED certification through the CaGBC, and this is how they went about it. This is the second piece in a blog series written by Craig Anderson as he documents the design and construction of an off-grid LEED Gold passively-heated home. See post 1 of the off-grid homes blog here . or post 3 in the off-grid homes blog he...

Ontario’s first LEED certified hospital
LEED Homes

Ontario’s First LEED Certified Hospital

...LEED certified buildings save money for organizations and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for patients, staff and the larger community. Bluewater Health achieved LEED certification for its reduced energy use, lighting, water and material use, as well as incorporat...

Durability Risk Evaluation Form
LEED Homes

Durability Risk Evaluation Form

...LEED for Homes Durability Evaluation Form. This is the same document as the checklist, all the forms you will need for a LEED project are accessible through tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet.

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 Ontario: Arborus Homesol Clement Guenard [email protected] T: (613) 234-7178 76 Chamberlain Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 1V9 www.arboru...

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 square foot, 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom home includes a large separate office/studio space and bright, naturally lit living spaces. Following in the footsteps of the ...

Mineral wool insulation in roof by Rockwool - LEED Platinum V4
Roof assemblies - new construction

Mineral wool insulation in roofs by Rockwool

...LEED Platinum V4 because of the extensive use of mineral wool insulation, a slew of recycled materials and excellent interior air quality, we'd like to think the Edelweiss House by EcoHome is a firm contender. It was after all the first home in Canada to be awarder the Leed Platinum v4 rating, and only the second in th...

LEED for Homes Checklist
LEED Homes

The LEED for Homes Checklist

...LEED category, and help you decide on your targeted level of certification. It will not only be used for the evaluation of your project, but you can use it for tracking your progress. The checklist will allow you to: Meet the criteria for each category Develop your sustainability strategy Create your forms and ...