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Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...Passive House Standards here, look into the specifics of Passive House certification in North America here , read about the first Passive House in Alberta here or browse through the EcoHome Sustainable & Green Building Guides here . https://vancouver.ca/files/cov/passive-home-design.pdf

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

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...Passive Solar heating design home built in the 1970's in Saskatchewan by a team led by Harold Orr, designer of the first modern Passive House that worked , who recently won the Order of Canada for his achievements with Passive Solar design , air-tightness for homes and energy-efficient houses . We at EcoHome salute you...

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

...home would achieve the Passive House Standard, we designed the envelope and chose our building materials carefully to provide a continuous layer of insulation and airtightness around the whole home. We ensured our construction methods were based upon sound building science. Passive House open-concept de...

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

...home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography See more LEED Homes designs h...

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...Homes Canada was developed in 2009, and applies to single-family homes and low-rise multi-family units up to 3 stories. Midrise residential buildings of 4 to 9 stories in Canada can participate in the USBGC program through Canadian Homes Providers. A LEED Certified home is one verified by an independent third party t...

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

...home Ontario clarifies building-code for permits for laneway homes & legal Tiny Houses in Toronto Tips for a successful green home build Resilient design features for new home construction Are shipping container homes good or bad? Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Gree...

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

Award winning Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...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 vehicles. In designing the home we applied the principles of passive solar design , increased insulation, airtight construction techniques , highly efficient mechanical syste...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

...home. Find more about home maintenance and renovations in the EcoHome Green Building Guide and in the following pages: See LEED and Passive House ready prefab eco homes For Canada and the US How to design a home for thermal comfort and energy efficiency Moving to the country? Find out how to make that...

Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...design of Ecohome’s demonstration home: Passive heating and cooling, healthy living space, affordable to build and operate, resilient and flexible design. The underlying goal of the Ecohome Demo House was to design and build a modestly-sized but functional home that would greatly outperform conventionally built homes...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...home and its construction, we have documented the entire process in: The EcoHome Green Building Guides A green building video series on our website And the EcoHome Green Building YouTube channel . More about LEED V4 certification More about Passive House design More about Passive Solar Design If you w...

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!)

...home. To see more about Net Zero Energy NZE Homes or Zero Net Energy Houses & Buildings, see HERE from EcoHome, North America's favorite Green Building website Zero Net Energy home minimalist interior design © bioi Zero Energy Home Kitchen design © bioi About bioi ...