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BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...energy efficient building standards. Cities and towns now have the clout to raise the bottom rung of their regional building codes and enforce more energy-effic...

Water Efficiency News - Trump showerhead laws reversed by Biden
Water

Trump shower head rules reversed by Biden - Water Efficiency is Back !

...standards for showerheads and water using appliances. The great thing is that being efficient with water also means being efficient with energy - which saves mo...

Help Us to Help You - 3 Min Survey - Why Eco Homes are the Future
Ecohome

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...building Q and A advice forum Find building professionals in our Green Building Directory Green Home Listing – buy and sell eco-friendly energy efficient ho...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Building Code and the other to Passive House standards - were erected in the Olympic Village Square. The base level of building codes in Canada are higher than ...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...energy efficiency in homes and buildings is a top priority , so performance standards are improving. Even at a city level we are seeing more energy efficient st...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...energy efficient and airtight building standards . By promoting the Passive House Green Home Rating System and making it easier for home builders to meet Pass...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...Building Council (CaGBC). “This project shows that energy-efficient retrofits in residential buildings, including non-profit housing, can play a key role in...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...building energy efficient and net zero homes, find more about energy green home construction and choosing sustainable and healthy building materials in the page...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...building for a better, stronger Calgary, and LEED can be a part of that,” he says. “Rebuilding to LEED standards is a way of building better than before, leadin...

Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...energy, electric vehicles , fuel-efficiency standards, water-efficient fixtures and low-flow toilets , it is truly a marvel that climate-change emissions have d...

Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...building more efficient housing” he added. 'L'abri 500-BV' LEED or Zero Energy ready tiny house prefab kit home can be ideal for Laneway homes Building ...