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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...

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
LEED Certification

Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...LEED green building rating system (three teachers are already certified with LEED credentials) and they are giving their students a chance to work on a register...

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre
Architecture

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

...building is organized into undulating green roof ‘petals’ that float above curved rammed earth and concrete walls. The Living Building Challenge is a building...

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...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

...buildings - which is why EcoHome has launched a promotion of Sustainably built LEED & Passive House ready prefab kit homes, see here. Did you know buildings a...

LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
LEED Certification

Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...building small sheds or wall sections that would be later disassembled, they decided to build an actual house. Beyond that, they wanted it to hit the highest po...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...building products, so we set strict limits on formaldehyde and VOCs . The building is also insulated with cellulose insulation and water-blown EPS foam (two of ...

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

...building industry, and refer to prefabricated wall sections that comprise the building structure as well as the insulation. Largely due to the performance as we...

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 ...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...building one, well hey, why not build two? Add to that the target of LEED Platinum and you have set yourself a very high bar. The plan was to carry out constr...