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LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes concept living areas. © SeeVirtual Modern 'high performance' homes like this one offer homeowners surprisingly intelligent system...

The Fun Box
Tiny house

The Fun Box! Solar, wind and human powered luxury living

...concept that can make living in small spaces comfortable. For both designers and homeowners, such features are sources of pride to be shown off. They demonstrat...

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada is optimised for energy efficiency © Falcon Ridge Contracting The main floor living space of this zero energy home is open-concept to maximize ...

Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
Tiny house

Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA Open concept layout maximizes floor space. Reduced material consumption: Timber frames use less wood than stud framing. Reduced waste: FabCab utiliz...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed design Garth Hood of Thoughtful Dwellings in Fredericton helped to create this Passive House open-concept design. The living area is located to c...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!) © bioi Zero Energy Home Kitchen design © bioi About bioi Bioi is a small design studio based in Alberta, Canada. With...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...Open-concept kitchen 8. Large windows 9. Two-car garage 10. Walk-in pantry That walk-in closets rank first is no great surprise, they have long ...

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...designed home has a contemporary, modern and minimalist style with an open-concept floorplan that includes large windows for natural lighting that can reduced h...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...Designed around the concept of enjoying the outdoors, each model wraps around its indoor/outdoor deck, creating a haven away from the wind and allowing an intim...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...Open concept and/or dynamic partitions allow complete cross ventilation at each level which feeds into the vertical stairwell shaft creating a stackhouse effect...

Efficient home design

Phase change building materials - natural heat storage in buildings

...opening windows at night to expel unwanted heat, but this isn't always a functional solution if you think about office towers with windows that don't open. In s...