Sustainable / Guides

LEED Silver mid-rise in Gatineau, QC.
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Sustainable building practices create prosperous communities

...sustainable development leaders from all over the globe. The aim of the event is to demonstrate how sustainable buildings play a role in improving communities...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...sustainable ECO countertop from Cosentino, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sust...

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

Net Zero Community in Calgary, Alberta

...sustainable building process to Calgary Homebuyers on this scale," said Sam Attia, President, Landmark Homes. "We are committed to providing an option that coul...

A tiny house that looks like a stack of logs
Tiny house

A portable off-grid tiny house that looks like a stack of wood

...sustainable buildings as we are, you'll love the Yeta Cabin by Lab Zero. © Lab Zero © Lab Zero © Lab Zero © Lab Zero For more information: Rustic Off-Grid Yeta ...

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 ...

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...sustainable building practices. While the commercial program has been in effect for much longer, LEED for Homes Canada was developed in 2009, and applies to s...

Why build LEED?
LEED Homes

Why build LEED?

...sustainable building practices and a willingness to put their product to the test of independent third party inspections. For building homes on spec and putti...

MIBOP energy modeling software from Mindscape Innovations
Concept and design

Free online energy modeling from Mindscape Innovations

...Sustainable Design Specialist at Mindscape Innovations. By improving EnerGuide literacy among builders and homeowners, as well as reducing the time needed by ...

Ontario’s first LEED certified hospital
LEED Homes

Ontario’s First LEED Certified Hospital

...sustainable strategies. “We used healing gardens, large windows with outside views, fresh and friendly colours, task and ambient lighting, earth-tone fabrics, a...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

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

...sustainable building features incorporated into the prefabricated design, which also meet requirements for Whistler’s Price Restricted House Initiative. “On...

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