Pre-fab walls / Guides

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...pre-fab manufacturers, including high R-value walls and breaking thermal bridging. If you are considering this route, there are pre-fab walls that meet LEED s...

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...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...pre-fab straw bale walls. "The treatment of human waste into useful compost rather than being one of the largest environmental problems facing our waterways i...

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...

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?

...walls of this Passive House & LEED ready home kit are made almost exclusively using ecological materials from natural sources: double-stud wood framing, recycle...

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?

...walls of this Passive House & LEED ready home kit are made almost exclusively using ecological materials from natural sources: double-stud wood framing, recycle...