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LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...LEED for Homes Canada was developed in 2009, and applies to single-family homes and low-rise multi-family units up to 3 stories. Midrise residential buildings of 4 to 9 stories in Canada can participate in the USBGC program through Canadian Homes Providers. A LEED Certified home is one verified by an independent thir...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...LEED certification? LEED Canada for Homes is accessible anywhere in Canada . There are LEED for homes providers across the country that will act as your agent during the certification process. Please see our providers list to find one in your region. Are there LEED prefab homes? A manufactured home cannot be decl...

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LEED Homes

LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...providers at Ecohabitation.” The first 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 certification on the first try" says Emmanuel Cosgrove, Director of Ecohabitation and LEED evaluator of the Maison Orfie p...

LEED Homes

Find a LEED Provider

...LEED Canada for Homes Providers: Atlantic Canada: Quebec: ThermalWise Jordan MacDonald [email protected] T: (902) 407-9276 Toll Free:1 (877) 771-9276 Mailing address: P.O. Box 31236 Halifax, NS B3K 5Y1 Office: 2459 Agricola Street Halifax www.thermalwise.c...

LEED Homes

Getting Started

...LEED The LEED ® Canada for Homes certification program is based on documentation of the building process and visual inspections by LEED certified Green Raters. Upon successful completion of your project, your home can be awarded a level of either Certified, Silver, Gold or the highest possible level, Platinum. ...

Alternative wall coverings to drywall
Walls and Roofs

The best alternatives to drywall for finishing interior walls

...Canada and the US. In addition to releasing transportation-related greenhouse gases (GHGs), some panels from China release sulphur, which can corrode copper wires and has negative health implications for home occupants. It’s best to buy local when you can, and certainly when there are health implications on the line as...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...Canada's greenest homes once completed in 2013." "Midori Uchi", which means "green home" in Japanese, will be a contemporary 3,100 square foot single family residence in North Vancouver's Central Lonsdale area. The goal for the project is to exceed the highest LEED for homes platinum rating in the country. The inte...