Find inspiration for building & renovating sustainable homes with green products & techniques 

Here you will find case studies of inspirational sustainable new home builds and green home renovations from across the USA & Canada that impressed us in some way - be it energy-efficiency, innovative design, high-performance construction products, a more responsible use of natural resources or improved air quality and quality of life for occupants. Living in an affordable and sustainable home is a dream for many homeowners in North America, Ecohome is here to help turn green home dreams into an achievable reality...

Single-family homes

Ecohab House

Maison Ecohab has 1600 sq.ft. on two floors, plus 300 sq.ft. of floor space located in the roof trusses. To facilitate the leisure activities of the family who enjoy the outdoors and mountain sports, the traditional garage has given way to a bicycle workshop! A training and music room has been set up in the roof tr…

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Berri Resther Multi-unit Residence

The Berri-Resther project falls in the category of accessory dwelling units (ADU), a multi-unit building built in a backyard overlooking a street in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in Montreal. Designed by the firm Microclimat and built with the support of the engineering firm Geniex and the work of Hu-Nic Construction…

Ruchat-Guessab Residence

LEED® Platinum certification home. The happy owners of this LEED® house, Stéphanie May-Ruchat and Omar Guessab managed this building project themselves. The result is a house that takes their own family needs into account while intelligently combining the selection of sustainable and healthy building materials while r…

Single-family homes

The Confluence

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada. Located northwest of Calgary, Alberta, The Confluence home is a partnership between Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s (SAIT) Green Building Technologies (GBT), Woodpecker European Timber Framing and an Alberta family…