LEED home / News

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

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

...home building or renovation project, or simply as you walk through Home Depot or Lowes looking to inspire a Green home renovation project . Given the increase...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...homeowners 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 ...

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...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...Home Network includes the odd Limey (ie. me, I'm the odd Limey!), we also signed the pledge to affirm the EcoHome ethos of making a difference: " We are commi...