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LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...Pre-fab homes are a very credible option for high performance home construction. When it comes to high efficiency sustainable housing , until recently prefab ...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...pre-fab kit homes . There are two significant environmental benefits with prefab houses: their components have never been exposed to the elements, and all the...

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...pre-fab construction practices. Here is what you might have heard and already think about straw bale homes: They are too labour-intensive and therefore expe...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...homes: Prefab home construction image via Wikimedia In years past Pre-fab homes were generally just 2x6 framing, and weren't known for high performance,...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes which incorporate the following. Triple-glazed windows (...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes which incorporate the following. Triple-glazed windows (...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house

...pre-fab multi-purpose dwelling, it's built to operate off-grid, it's portable, and it's beautiful. It's also made in Italy so would hardly be a "green" choice f...

A sustainably built, ultra modern and affordable tiny house
Tiny house

NOMAD Micro Home fuelled by crowd funding, takes green building world by storm.

...Homes are sustainably manufactured, easy to assemble, affordable, and off-grid capable. Manufactured in British Columbia by those friendly friendly Canadians,...