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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

...homes, and the fact that the work they do will end up giving two families in need an exceptional quality home. The school has fully embraced the LEED green bu...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...LEED® certification. Emmanuel Cosgrove, Director of Ecohabitation and Mike Reynolds, Director of Ecohome, welcomed the opportunity to be involved. The group o...

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...

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

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...Home Listing – buy and sell eco-friendly energy efficient homes Find sustainable green building products Green Home Certifications – LEED, Passive House, Li...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...homes in the region. As rebuilding efforts continue in the affected areas, the CaGBC is working with Alberta home designer and LEED Homes Provider, 4 Elements I...

Green Roof on Canadian Grocery Store
Environment

Green Roof on Canadian grocery store offers truly local produce

...home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - also, learn more about the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership here .

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

...home being twice the size of their previous home, it consumes half the energy to operate. With a passive solar design, airtight building envelope and no thermal...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...LEED for Homes were the stated performance goals. Our previous experience with Net-Zero homes would serve us well on this project. Response We nestled the h...

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

...homes. They really shouldn’t cost that much more - something that Ecohome have proved numerous times - such as when we built Canada’s first LEED V4 Platinum hom...

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...

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...LEED and Passive House ready prefab kit houses here. Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600 Single Family Home Net Zero Energy Homes -...