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

Built on an infill lot surrounded by postwar military homes in one of the harshest climates in Canada, this LEED Gold duplex is one of, if not the most energ...

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Ontario’s first LEED certified hospital
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Ontario’s First LEED Certified Hospital

With the goal of enhancing the natural healing environment of their hospital while minimizing their ecological footprint, Bluewater Health in Sarnia will be ...

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The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

After certifying 1000 LEED buildings nationwide, the CaGBC takes a look at exactly what's saved when we build to LEED standard rather than to code. The resul...

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Why build LEED?
LEED Homes

Why build LEED?

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

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Find a LEED Provider

A LEED for Homes Provider will be your agent through the certification process

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LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

These 19 features must be incorporated into the building design to qualify for certification.

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LEED Platinum prefabricated home
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab home has superior air quality and performance

Roman Szumski is a physician and pathologist and was deeply involved in the process of designing and constructing a healthy home for his family.

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

A development near Wakefield, Quebec called Edelweiss Lakes will soon be entering the first phase of what is intended to be a community of LEED certified homes.

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CaGBC, LEED green building trends
LEED Homes

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.

The report, titled Canada Green Building Trends: Benefits Driving the New and Retrofit Market, is the first of its kind in Canada.

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Green building certifications

Got a Green Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

Presented by SAB Magazine (Sustainable Architecture and Building) and the CaGBC (Canada Green Building Council), the Canadian Green Building Awards 2013 is o...

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Passive House
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

Follow owner/builders Sarah Cobb and William Murray as they build a home targeting both Passive House and LEED

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