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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

...building codes - the new BC Energy Step Code is only one example - find out more about how to do a Blower Door Test . Read more about Vancouver's Greenest Cit...

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

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...Code to promote more energy efficient and airtight building standards . By promoting the Passive House Green Home Rating System and making it easier for home ...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Building Code and the other to Passive House standards - were erected in the Olympic Village Square. The base level of building codes in Canada are higher than ...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...building department. Worth mentioning that Mr. Johnston is also a former senior building code official in Vancouver, where similar fire safety rules were applie...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...building for its head office that would reflect its unique corporate culture. The Vancouver, BC site chosen for the 12,100m2 building is southeast of the city c...

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!

...Vancouver, Canada where, under the leadership of Mayor Gregor Robertson, they set the goal of making Vancouver the worlds greenest city by 2020 . Such a grand...