Leed questions / Guides

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 L...

LEED v4
LEED Homes

What is different with LEED V4?

...LEED Version 4, the next exciting step in the continuous improvement of the LEED rating systems. The development of LEED v4 has spanned more than three years,...

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...questions to get a feel for their level of knowledge. What questions to ask when choosing a Green builder? Below are a few good questions to start with , an...

Dirrtt Environmental Solutions, Green Wall
Lifestyle and environment

Green Business Certification Inc. and Canada Green Building Council Join Together to Advance the WELL Building Standard

...LEED for homes , LEED V4 , read the LEED frequently asked questions or take a tour of the First LEED Platinum House in Canada , all in the Ecohome Green buildin...

Solar panel installation
Solar photovoltaic

Ten questions to ask a solar panel contractor

...questions to confirm you’re getting the best equipment and service for the best deal. Don’t be shy when it comes to grilling your solar installer. A residenti...

Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

...LEED , or to Learn What Questions you Should Ask a Solar Panel Contractor , you can find all you need in the Ecohome Green Building Guide Pages at Ecohome.net, ...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...LEED , Passive House or Zero Energy Homes , Well, a perfect Answer to that Is, first Ask the Right Questions! - After all, what is the best way to get from one ...

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...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...LEED v4 Platinum in Canada, and having built it off the beaten path we included an EV charging station to lighten the added impact of its location. We've calcul...

How to Choose between an HRV and ERV system
HRV and ERV

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

...LEED certified homes. This makes mechanical ventilation essential in these high performance home by installing either HRV or ERV Ventilation Exchanger Systems ....

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

...LEED Certified homes or Passive House Certified homes would be a plus, but they may not always be easy to find. And be sure to get more than one quote, and don’...