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Vancouver Passive House
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...Passive House Certified tradespersons and will work with all new Passive House projects as of March 1st 2017. The city is also providing space in city meeting r...

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B.C.’s First Passive House
Passive House

B.C.’s First Passive House Opens Its Doors for Public Viewing on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

...passive house from Austria was assembled in Whistler for the Olympic Games, however, the Rainbow Duplex designed by Marken Projects marks the first Passive Hous...

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Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar design basics, orienting the future house on the site to take full advantage of the free heat avail...

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North Park Passive House Vancouver Island
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island

...Passive House on Vancouver Island, a duplex shared with our son Mark’s family, convinced us that the market in Victoria was ready for Passive House market condo...

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Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...Passive House when money is no object, but are they cost effective? We started to question that when we were designing the Damn Near Passive House. -Roy De...

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Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...Passive House. Buildings certified to Passive House require up to 90% less heating and cooling energy than an average building. The Bella Bella project was...

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Roof assemblies - new construction

Mineral wool insulation in roofs

Watch more videos Our Demo House roof is a 2/12 pitch insulated to R95 with Roxul mineral wool batts. R95 far exceeds the most rigorous Canadian building codes...

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Lockeport Beach House
Real estate

Lockeport Beach House wins Canadian Green Building award

...house lightly sits. Despite the dramatic location, the clients resisted the obvious urge to place the house next to the beach, being drawn instead to the intern...

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The Edelweiss House, Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house

...houses don't have to be energy hogs. The energy savings in the Edelweiss house are so extreme that it would be cheaper to live in this house than a house built ...

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Passive solar home design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...house. According to NASA, every day the sun provides the earth with 10,000 times the total energy consumed by humans. A passive solar house is simply ...

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Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto earns Canadian Green Buildi
Real estate

The Skygarden House renovation in Toronto wins 2016 Canadian Green Building Award

...houses in urban cores. *** The renewal of this century old, 225 m2 single family residence on a small urban lot in Toronto transformed a leaky old hou...

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