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The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...Passive House Green Home Rating System and making it easier for home builders to meet Passive House Certification requirements, Vancouver is succeeding in reduc...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Passive House uses very little energy to stay warm and comfortable, regardless of the season and regardless of weather conditions. The requirements for Passive ...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!

...house movement where fully autonomous Tiny Homes and coach houses are being built in backyards. A coach house or laneway house is not much bigger than a Tin...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...Canada. In addition to LEED, the CaGBC also supports the Living Building Challenge, Passive House Standard and EcoDistricts in Canada.

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...Passive House ready prefab eco homes For Canada and the US Zero Carbon homes - the Ecohome S1600 prefab comes close! Find more about green home cons...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...Canada accelerates green building market transformation and impact in Canada. GBCI Canada provides customer service and certification services in Canada with it...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...Passive House Certification in North America here at EcoHome , North America's online sustainable green building resource .

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...house for your money. See our LEED and Passive House ready prefab kit houses here. Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600 Single Family Ho...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

...Passive House ready prefab eco homes For Canada and the US How to design a home for thermal comfort and energy efficiency The most resilient home in...

Living Building Challenge
Health

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence

...Passive House ready prefab eco homes For Canada and the US How to design a home for thermal comfort and energy efficiency Zero Carbon homes - the Ec...

Carbon Tax USA & Canada - If it brings investment to lower carbon then it's good
Policy and Regulations

Carbon tax in Canada or USA – How More Tax might be a Good Thing

...Passive House ready prefab eco homes For Canada and the US How to design a home for thermal comfort and energy efficiency Zero Carbon homes - the Ec...