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Artistic rendition of one of the pre-fab net zero homes, Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Community in Calgary, Alberta

...community of 27 net zero homes , the first of its kind in Alberta. A ‘ Net Zero ’ home on an annual basis generates as much or more power than it consumes, an...

Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

...Net Zero Home Pilot program beginnings, and here we will cover the results. ZNE Zero Net energy / Net Zero Homes built for the Canada Zero Energy Pilot Proj...

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

Natural Resources Canada launches net zero energy pilot project

...Net Zero Energy pilot aims to recognize the builders and homes reaching net zero energy performance in Canada, and to pilot the next generation of NRCan’s R-200...

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

...Net Zero home that produces all its own energy, including that needed for a home office, a secondary accommodation on top of the garage and two electric vehicle...

The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

...Net Zero Energy , meet Net Zero Heat . Through a rigorous process of design and software energy modelling, Engineer Denis Boyer, Emmanuel Cosgrove (Director o...

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

...Net Zero Home Grants & Zero Interest Home Renovation Loans for 2020 Whatever the politics, we are thrilled to see the Net Zero Home Grants and energy-efficien...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...Zero Carbon Program initiated in May 2017. Read more about LEED for homes certification , Passive House , Net Zero Labelled homes and all other Green Home Rat...

Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
Living Building Challenge

What is the Living Building Challenge?

...Net zero energy: One hundred percent of the project’s energy needs must be supplied by on-site renewable energy on a net annual basis. Health - 3 Imperative...

How solar panels work
Solar photovoltaic

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

...net zero energy solar buildings and homes (like the EcoTerra Project in Alouette, Québec), building integrated photovoltaics, community based solar (including C...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

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

...Zero Net Energy home construction is a trend that is quickly taking off; read more here about the Canadian Zero Net Energy Pilot program results. But for the ...

Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec
LEED Homes

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

...Net Zero labelled homes and Passive House that may make your home qualify for tax rebates and incentives , all in the Ecohome green building guide pages .