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LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...fordable housing projects, with another 42 registered for certification. For more information on this program, please contact LEED Canada for Homes . Media In...

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

...For more information on this program, please contact LEED Canada for Homes or visit our webpage at www.cagbc.org/affordablehomes . “We are very proud to suppo...

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
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Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...LEED credentials) and they are giving their students a chance to work on a registered LEED for Homes building project. Having project experience is essential to...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

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

...LEED & Passive House ready prefab kit homes, see here. Did you know buildings and construction are responsible for 39% of global energy-related carbon emissio...

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...

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...

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...

Teachers experimenting with insulated I-joists as wall studs
LEED Certification

Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec

...for giving us the opportunity to be involved. The project is still in the design phase, but they hope to have final designs before Christmas. Here is episode ...

'Our House' fundraiser Jamboree in Ormstown, Quebec
LEED Certification

Habitat for Humanity 'Our House' fundraiser concert

...formance home that will be built by their students, then donated to famillies in need through Habitat for Humanity. This project is garnering tons of attentio...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...for Tiny Houses on wheels throughout the state marks a significant turning point for affordable housing in WA. In growing cities without enough homes for all ...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...for our construction Code deficiencies, and as an extra way of making money, for example! Profit is a thing, sure, staying in business and providing for our f...