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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?

...windows High Performance Windows & Doors are an essential part of all homes when building new or renovating, & especially when going for Passive House certifi...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...windows from the existing house were recycled through ‘Habitat for Humanity’. Trees/shrubs were transplanted to neighbours during demolition and construction. O...

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

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...windows 0.5 ACH (Air changes per hour) at 50 PA Energy Recovery Ventilator rated at 94% efficiency 225 kg per sq.ft. of thermal mass to store heat and bal...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...Windows and skylights are positioned to take full advantage of the natural light from the southern exposure, and are detailed with extruded wooden frames that a...

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...windows and doors for Zero Net Energy homes , with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient [SHGC] of 0.18 and a North American Fenestration Standards [NAFS] performance g...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...Windows are triple pane, fibreglass framed, argon filled with an average R value of 4.5. Window glazing is 91% south facing to avoid heat loss and maximise sola...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...windows First performance benchmark for Edelweiss: Passive Solar Index 15 Registration date: August 25, 2015 Region: Outaouais, Quebec Type of constru...

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?

...windows High Performance Windows & Doors are an essential part of all homes when building new or renovating, & especially when going for Passive House certifi...

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

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...windows, allowing a generous amount of natural light to stream in. Ideal for an overwhelming feeling of calm, well-being and connection to the outside. You'll a...

Frost in Attics: What causes Attic Ice? How to Fix it?
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic? Is ice in roofs a problem & How do I stop it?

...windows and when to repair them How to choose the best windows Everything you need to know about planning a sustainable green renovation or new buil...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...windows facing south ( passive solar ) may have its heating requirements reduced by as much as 25% for virtually no cost. It is important that it be properly-de...