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LEED Platinum Prefab Homes
LEED Homes

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

Artistic rendition of one of the pre-fab net zero homes, Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Community in Calgary, Alberta

...Homes Inc. In Calgary Alberta, In partnership with Brookfield Residential Properties, has just started construction on a community of 27 net zero homes , the fi...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab home has superior air quality and performance

...prefab LEED house? RS: We had investigated the factory production process before we made the choice to go with a prefabricated house, and the controlled wo...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...prefab home: LEED Platinum prefabricated home © Roman Szumski Prefab home manufacturers are beginning to pick up on green building trends and ar...

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

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

...Homes are sustainably manufactured, easy to assemble, affordable, and off-grid capable. Manufactured in British Columbia, The NOMAD micro home is a pre-fab...

LEED Homes

LEED Frequently Asked Questions earn LEED certification? LEED Canada for Homes is accessible anywhere in Canada. There are LEED for homes providers across the country that will ac...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house

The Fincube is a 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 ...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope

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

Solar Radiant Heated Floor Slab Kit
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Solar heated radiant floor with radiant heated hot water

...Homes , ZNE, PNE, LEED & Passive House projects. Solar radiant air-heated floor © Ecohome Generating solar domestic hot water when heating is no...

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

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

Straw Bale Homes, are they any good? Traditional straw bale home construction can be a low-tech and affordable route to a very ecologically responsible ho...

Tiny Houses encouraged Washington State for Affordable Housing WA
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Washington State promotes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA for all the people who need them, allowing more homes of all shapes and sizes to be built holds down average rents and prices, and that helps everyone bec...