Sustainable design / News

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...design and construction team enabled the Centre of Excellence to achieve ambitious targets for sustainable design. We couldn’t be more proud to have been part o...

Design

Got a Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

...design ideas, we here at Ecohome look forward to featuring not only the winners, but other homes that stand out in design and performance. From SAB's website:...

Tiny Houses for Sale, Plans, how to Build all here at EcoHome
Urban planning

Tiny Houses - The first official Tiny Home Eco Village in Canada gets approval in Okotoks

...design committees with key stakeholders for the ecovillage development, including the regional sustainable design community, utilities, ecovillage design expert...

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

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

...sustainable and healthy building materials along with energy efficient home design year round. Find more pages about sustainable construction and how to reduc...

New ecoMetrics Tool Unveiled at CaGBC Conference
Architecture

Diamond Schmitt Architects creates tool to compare energy use data across building types

...sustainable design databank focused on energy-use reduction. The firm's new ecoMetrics tool allows for a comprehensive analysis of data from energy simulation m...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...sustainable design and construction, which will reduce energy and resource consumption for owners, funding agencies and residents alike, leading to lower utilit...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...design what would soon be a very unique and extraordinary house. The final product was the result of an integrated design process: teachers from the Châteauguay...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...sustainable architecture is to design and construct buildings that are more efficient and consume less? How about that in North America we as home builders deci...

Living Building Challenge
Health

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

...sustainable and healthy building materials along with energy efficient home design. Find more pages about sustainable construction and how to reduce emissions...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...sustainable and equitable future.” Trane Technologies takes a collaborative approach to sustainability through its Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainabi...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...sustainable construction unless Governments channel economic stimulus initiatives into them... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building ...