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net zero energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Natural Resources Canada launches net zero energy pilot project

...Natural Resources Canada website: Overview: The R-2000 Net Zero Energy pilot aims to recognize the builders and homes reaching net zero energy performance i...

How solar panels work
Solar photovoltaic

All about solar panels - the different options and how they work

...Canada. The CanmetENERGY program, funded and run by Natural Resources Canada , focuses on introducing and developing renewable energy sources both across the ...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...Canada by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and around the world by a growing network of non-profits, LEED is the most comprehensive and versatile home ...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...Net Zero Energy and Net Zero Ready certification schemes being devised making it easier for home buyers across the US and Canada to recognise and choose greener...

Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...NetZero, Zero Energy, Novoclimat, Energy Star, Living Building Challenge all have their raison d’être and were all created with the intention of easing the stre...

Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

A Toronto Off-grid home 20 years later; how did it fare?

...natural world, this isn’t the way to do it. Shared networks of water, sewage and power are more affordable, and always represent the lowest ecological impact. ...