Sustainable Green Building / Guides

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Building News , Green Building , GreenSpec and recently the Resilient Design Institute . The following is a brief description of his vision, and the steps our team took as designers, builders and homeowners to meet that criteria for the Kenogami House. The acronym: E - Energy efficient - a high performance home m...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...green building, you can search for environmental consultants specializing in residential building. The Ecohome website also has a free green home building guide that will offer information on sustainable building products and techniques, and we offer green building courses as well. Are there any special mortgage or i...

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

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

...green building world is enamoured with this Tiny House gem, and so are we. What's not to love: NOMAD Micro Homes are sustainably manufactured, easy to assemble, affordable, and off-grid capable. Manufactured in British Columbia by those friendly friendly Canadians, The NOMAD micro home is a pre-fabricated Tiny House ...

Why Building Affordable Eco Homes is Important
Efficient home design

Why building an affordable family home today means choosing to build a Green Home

...building a Green home Why we need to build green homes that withstand climate change events Tips for successfully building affordable eco homes Resilient design features for sustainable new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages or to ...

The EC3 Tool - Skanska - Calculating & Comparing Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Planning and Design

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Buildings, Introducing The EC3 Calculator From Skanska

...sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : How to design a home that uses less energy Future-proof building techniques for a changing climate Resilient design features for new home construction And to see more guide page in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable Buildi...

Are Laminate Countertops Good for Sustainable Green Counters in Homes?
Interiors

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Building Guide Pages here .

Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
Kitchens

Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

...sustainable © Alkemi For more about choosing green kitchen countertops, and maintaining healthy indoor air quality , read about green kitchens here , in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable construction .

Concrete, wood and steel structures compared - Timber Frame wins!
Materials and resources

How wood structures compare to steel and concrete for Carbon Footprint

...Building Envelope Material is Best? Wood, Steel, Concrete, Straw Bale? Sources: Sustainability and life cycle analysis of residential structures Timber vs concrete and steel structures Building Green: environmental product declaration (EPD) of wood, concrete and steel Green Building Advisor: wood as repla...

Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Eco Homes
Concrete and masonry

Low-carbon concrete by CarbonCure Canada - lowering the carbon footprint of buildings

...sustainable construction ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Compare the carbon footprint of wood v steel v concrete Buildings Future-proof building techniques for a changing climate Resilient design features for new home construction Carbon neg...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...building envelope , triple glazing , and mechanical ventilation with energy recovery aid in minimizing space-conditioning requirements. The Passive solar and ambient cooling design, warm in winter, cool in summer Green space is increased with the installation of green roofs , each with its...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...sustainable home construction, check out the Ecohome Green building guide, North America's trusted resource on green home building