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LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
LEED Certification

Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...LEED certification (Platinum), and finally - give it to a family in need through the charity Habitat for Humanity . If all that wasn't challenging enough, add...

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre
Architecture

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

The 19,000 square foot VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre creates a harmonious balance between architecture and landscape from a visual and ecological pe...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

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

...LEED Platinum certification recently for the Penticton building from the Canada Green Building Council. (LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental ...

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

...LEED Gold, the second most rigorous level of certification, was the most common in this period. 36 LEED Certified 67 LEED Silver 90 LEED Gold 9 LEED P...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...LEED Platinum, energy-positive certified Passive House that also operates as a working water buffalo farm. Designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects and built by S...

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

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...LEED Platinum demonstration homes that also meet Passive House standards, and have done so trying experimental techniques to reduce carbon footprints, along wit...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...LEED® Platinum. From the beginning to the end of this undertaking, hundreds of people donated their time and energy: an enthusiastic coordinator, committed te...

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

...LEED Platinum Certified medical building. The panels are resistant to insects, rodents and moisture, and have a superior fire rating. With continued exposure to...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

...LEED Platinum prefab kit house . So we were very please to see that a one of our picks ended up winning the grand prize. CarbonCure carbon-storage concrete ...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...LEED Platinum S1600 Prefab Kit Home Future-Proof Building Techniques for a Changing Climate Resilient Design Features for New Home Construction ...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

Cellulose rigid foam board insulation - the environmentally-friendly styrofoam replacement?

...LEED Platinum certified wall assembly here: For more information or to contact the researchers at WSU - Especially if you're a manufacturer of rigid foam in...