Lighting design / Guides

Mixed interior room lighting
Lighting

Home lighting design

...Lighting design features to consider Be aware of the blinding effect of direct bulbs when shopping for fixtures and designing their placement. Direc...

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs
Lighting

All about LED bulbs - video

...design , home lighting design and anything you need to know about sustainable green home construction in Ecohome's green building guide pages.

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...design feature that will save you money while improving your quality of life, EcoHome even have a design and rating system designed around it called The Passive...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...design, durability, air quality and natural lighting are cornerstones of both sustainable housing and good quality of life. Automated home systems like those ...

The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...design, 3' 4" polycarbonate dome roof and gull winged door, it's clear that these pods go beyond functional into the realm of artistic design. Functionality ...

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Design Institute . The following is a brief description of his vision, and the steps our team took as designers, builders and homeowners to meet that criteria...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house

...lighting technology and use of natural material create a unique changing ambience throughout the course of a day. The flat roof design allows for a green roof o...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...lighting: Lighting during power outages: Flashlights and headlamps with charged batteries are always good to have; alternatively (or in addition), you can kee...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...designer and general contractor. The objective for the new home (to replace a 1950’s bungalow with all the imaginable problems that could come with it) was to d...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...design strategies to ‘expand’ the interior space without expanding the footprint of the house. The efficient kitchen area is easy to maintain and brings lig...

Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off grid and passively heated, this house in Low, Quebec is aiming for LEED certification

...design, product selection and construction. Built by Bala Structures of Wakefield, Quebec, and designed by Anthony Mach of Mach Design , Craig and France-Pascal...