Sustainable homes / Guides

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 kitchen counter options that we quite like for green homes with Passive House PHIUS+ certification or LEED v4 certification standards, not just for ...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...sustainable green homes with healthy and high-performance materials and to standardize the manufacturing process so these beautiful homes could be affordable. ...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

B.C.’s First Passive House was built in Whistler in 2012.

...homes see here , both from North America's favorite sustainable online building resource, EcoHome

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

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

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 (...

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles installation just got easier
Solar photovoltaic

Tesla solar roof gains ground with target of 1000 solar roofs / week

...sustainable - otherwise look for s pecial offers on standard Solar PV panels - like this one also from Tesla . An asphalt shingle roof is ‘cheaper’ for the in...

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 (...

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

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...sustainable homes and resilient homes , then the total carbon footprint also comes into play. But regardless of which green countertop you're considering, the f...

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 for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...homes administered by the CaGBC (Canada Green Building Council) to encourage sustainable building practices. While the commercial program has been in effect f...

Why build LEED?
LEED Homes

Why build LEED?

...homes sell for approximately 8% higher than non-certified homes and spend less time on the market. The ecological necessity to build more sustainable homes is...