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LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...LEED for Homes program with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) .

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...LEED home? Once you have enrolled in the LEED program with the CaGBC , you can promote the home as "Registered with LEED Canada for Homes". A project is not LEED certified until it has been issued final approval by the CaGBC. Is it necessary to hire a LEED AP? Having a LEED AP (Accredited professional) on your te...

Habitat workers raise a wall at the the Red River Ex June 2011
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...LEED Canada for Homes are encouraged to contact the CaGBC to learn more and to confirm their eligibility: [email protected] or 1-866-941-1184. Check out our Green Home Building Guide pages and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgrades , and Green building certification programs such as LEED for Homes , Passive H...

$40k Interest-Free Loans for Green Home Renos, How to Apply Canada 2021
Grants and incentives

Greener Homes interest-free loan scheme 2021 Canada - the ultimate guide

...Eligibility and How to Apply Details will soon be available on the $40,000 Greener Homes interest-free loan for 2021 that incorporates and builds on the energy audits and grants already available - so sign up here for a free Ecohome membership , and we will let you know as soon as the application and eligibility requ...

FSC certified wood carries the FSC certification labels
Wood and organic materials

All about FSC certified lumber & wood products - Why FSC certification is important

...LEED 2009 and achieve a point in the Sourcing of Raw Materials Pilot ACP under LEED v4. This is an extra reason why Ecohome used FSC certified lumber in the exceptional Edelweiss LEED Platinum certified house project. Eligibility for LEED points for certified lumber In order to achieve a LEED point, the user must v...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

...LEED Platinum Edelweiss House How do you do a blower door test? There is no DIY blower door YouTube video to watch; you will need to hire a professional to do it. It starts with all the windows and doors being properly closed, at which point your home is depressurized using a large fan built into a shield that is...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

Green Home Incentives: Net Zero Home Grants & Zero Interest Home Renovation Loans for 2020 Breaking News: New Canada Greener Homes Grant Scheme 2021 announced - see here for how to apply and eligibility requirements or see here for the $40 000 interest free home renovation loan scheme in Canada Whatever the politi...