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

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...homeowner and part of the Ecohome design team, Alain Hamel will continue to experiment with the latest energy systems to further enhance the performance and the...

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate
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Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

...home to help achieve LEED certification in a student house building project, and so far it looks like they will do very well. The design is by no means comple...

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
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LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...home to be raised will be in partnership with Maison Orfie , builders of the first LEED Canada Platinum home in Quebec. "It's not easy to earn LEED Platinum cer...

Why build LEED?
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Why build LEED?

...homes or not. Homebuyers are increasingly asking about health issues and operational costs when making home purchases. LEED Certified homes have a higher leve...

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...LEED for homes , LEED V4 , Passive House Certification and all other Green home rating systems for Canada and the U.S.A. in the Ecohome green building guide pag...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...Homes, see here , and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgrades , and Green building certification programs such as Net Zero labelled homes , LEED for Ho...

Durability Risk Evaluation Form
LEED Homes

Durability Risk Evaluation Form

...home with the greatest chance of withstanding whatever nature can throw at it. Dowload the LEED for Homes Durability Evaluation Form. This is the same document ...

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

...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...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...homes are a very credible option for high performance home construction. When it comes to high efficiency sustainable housing , until recently prefab homes di...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...LEED for Homes certification exists. To get a point for buying local, LEED has a limit of 800km by truck or 2400km by rail or water for the transportation of ...

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 Platinum home in Canada, he is a co-founder of Ecohome, a LEED for Homes Provider, LEED Green Rater, recipient of the 2016 Green Building Champion Award fr...