LEED / Guides

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...LEED certified Homes, see here Canadian distrubution: Lunos Canada U.S. distribution: 475 High Performance Building Supply

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...LEED or Passive House homes : The benefits of coupling air source and water heater heat pumps Comparing ground source (geothermal) and air source heat pum...

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...

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

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...LEED Canada for Homes Program Leader and collaborates with the LEED Canada for Homes Technical Committee to deliver the LEED Canada for Homes program. Chris has...

Solar Air Heating Panels for Homes - How to Build DIY
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...LEED & Zero Net Energy Homes How Heat Pumps work in Passive House, LEED & Zero Energy Homes Heat Pumps: Ground source geothermal GSHP or air source ...

Solar panel installation
Solar photovoltaic

Ten questions to ask a solar panel contractor

...Leed with the goal of empowering homeowners with the expert guidance and educational tools they need to take on big home projects with confidence.

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

Ventilation & air exchangers

...leeds, and it’s not too damp for comfort, condensation or heat consumption. If you are in an older home, don’t panic. What we write in these pages is meant to...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...LEED for Homes Platinum Rating in the Greater Toronto Area. It is currently a subject of post occupancy evaluation by Ryerson University Department of Architect...

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

...LEED Platinum Wall Assembly Video Guide on t he EcoHome YouTube Channel Much of the above was inspired by a lecture given in Barrie, Ontario, April 2014 by Jo...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...LEED Platinum house in Canada, back when he first built it in 2004, and he included a DIY gray water recovery system because there wasn't a commercially availab...

Dense-packed cellulose wall insulation
Wall assemblies - new construction

Dense-packed cellulose insulation wall systems

...LEED points in any evaluation. As this is a wood product that has been heavily processed, it is at greater risk of moisture damage than some other materials i...