Leed categories / Guides

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...LEED categories with a total of 136 available points, and a minimum amount is required to achieve certification. This point threshold is determined by the size ...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...LEED Platinum House Kit, Montreal Ellen and Roman Szumski earned LEED® Platinum certification for their home in Labelle, in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...LEED for Homes: Originating in the USA, LEED is currently the most prolific green building rating system and stands for; Leadership in Energy and Environmenta...

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

...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 rati...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the industry standard for green building rating systems in Canada, and LEED platinum is the highest awar...

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...LEED home is not only energy efficient, but has standards to meet that go beyond its own boundaries. A LEED points category of ‘Sustainable Sites’ rewards hom...

How to Find & Order In-Stock Essential Products Online COVID-19 & Coronavirus

Life Hacks to help stay Eco during Quarantine & Ordering Online

...categories overlap with stuff we might be looking for. And here's the thing - what we found is, that when we did searches on Amazon, the same products were of...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...LEED for homes prerequisites that must be met for certification. Not all categories have prerequisites, and some have more than one. Please refer to the rating ...

The Bubeneč Gardens Residence in Praque is an inspiring collection of
LEED Homes

Canada Green Building Council Leadership Awards

...categories are as follows: The Academic Leadership Award The Emerging Green Builder Leadership Award The Government Leadership Award The Volunteer Lea...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...LEED for homes program is a point-driven green home rating system with many performance categories , so not only is the S1600 stylish, well designed and energy-...

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. ...