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LEED for homes rating system.
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What is LEED?

...LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized rating system for commercial buildings and homes administered by the CaGBC...

Why build LEED?
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Why build LEED?

...LEED certified builders, only LEED certified buildings. To build a home to LEED certification is something that is accessible to anyone, no accreditation is r...

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
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LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...is up with a bunch of houses, what we’re trying to do is create a really special place to live” says Bélisle . Home designs will begin at 1,600 square feet fo...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
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The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...LEED project in 2005, the CaGBC collected data over the next eight years, measuring the direct impact LEED Canada made on various aspects of the environment, in...

Canada one of the top 10 countries building LEED homes
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The top 10 countries outside the U.S. certifying buildings with the LEED rating system

...LEED, the CaGBC also supports the Living Building Challenge, Passive House Standard and EcoDistricts in Canada. About LEED in Canada LEED is a third-party c...

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Getting Started

...LEED The LEED ® Canada for Homes certification program is based on documentation of the building process and visual inspections by LEED certified Green Rate...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
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LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...LEED provider) Evaluations Ecohabitation , Roman Szumski shared his goals and design choices, highlighting the influence of his workplace on his decisions: E:...

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What is different with LEED V4?

...isting data centers, new and existing warehouse and distribution centers, hospitality, existing schools, existing retail, and multifamily midrise. To view the r...

Yukon's first LEED certified home
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The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...is traditional looking house is modest in size, each side of this duplex is 960 square feet with two bedrooms and an unfinished basement. Like all semi-detached...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...what is the best wall system? That also depends on what you are looking for. What is the most durable wall? What is the most energy efficient wall? What i...

Mineral wool insulation in roof by Rockwool - LEED Platinum V4
Roof assemblies - new construction

Mineral wool insulation in roofs by Rockwool

...is a key component to us achieving an extremely energy efficient house. This is capped off with a living Green roof - see more here . “The Edelweiss House is ...