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Design

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

...Green Building Awards recognize excellence in the design and execution of Canadian residential and non-residential buildings of all types, including new constru...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) saw a very strong start to 2015 in terms of green building certifications in Canada, with 135 registrations and 202 certif...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...green building rating system in Canada. In addition to LEED, the CaGBC also supports the Living Building Challenge, Passive House Standard and EcoDistricts in C...

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

...Greenest City Initiative here and Passive House Certification in North America here at EcoHome , North America's online sustainable green building resource .

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...Canada Green Building Council. (LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is globally recognized as a means of assessing green building ...

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

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...Buildings How to Keep Wildfire Smoke out of Homes with HRV, ERV & Aircon Find more about green home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages -...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Tips for a successful green ...

A building made from K-Tect’s foam and steel structural insulated pane
Products and Materials

A New High Performance Wall System Makes Inroads Into the Ottawa Construction Market

...greenhouse gas emissions during production. However, given their durability and performance, they remained in the realm of green building products. Installation...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...Green Building, take a look at The EcoHome Network's Green Building Guides section here - and if you get stuck, or want some specific help, then post us a Green...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Finding green building desig...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

Tiny Houses - Washington State legalizes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...building code standards for building Tiny Houses: In 2018, the International Code Council issued suggestions for Tiny house building standards in Appendix Q...