Building / Sustainable Green Homes, Designs & Projects

Single-family homes

The Confluence

...Building Technologies (GBT), Woodpecker European Timber Framing and an Alberta family. The project aims to achieve full certification of the home through the Living Building Challenge (LBC), the world’s most rigorous green building rating system and sustainable design framework. If successful, it is anticipated to...

Single-family homes

Harmony House EQuilibrium Project Vancouver

...building in BC, meaning it will emit no greenhouse gases from heating, cooling, hot water, and the use of electrical appliances. BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2011) - The Government of Canada today officially opened the Harmony House demonstration project, an energy-efficient and environmentall...

Single-family homes

Kenogami House

...building practices. Through software energy modeling it was determined that the Kenogami House would likely require 14.6 kWh of heat per square metre per year, but its actual performance seems to be even better. What we have learned this first winter is that 4 hours of heat captured from the sun can provide approx...

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Meunier Art Studio

...building Small footprint Arrangement of a large balcony to add outdoor space Use of modular furniture Regulatory challenges A single residence authorized on the site: obligation of a physical link between the two buildings Development of a parking space Improvement of life in the al...

Single-family homes

Edelweiss House

...building envelope the Edelweiss House obtained the maximum possible LEED points in the Energy Category without even including photovoltaic solar panels. Edelweiss has an annual energy consumption of 15 kWh / m², meeting the requirements of the German PassivHaus certification. With its ISP rating of 15 (Passive Sol...

Ruchat-Guessab Residence

...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 respecting their budget. This made for not only a completely streamlined project, but also an affordable one as well.

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Berri Resther Multi-unit Residence

...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, the Berri-Resther apartment building was built on a lot already occupied by a triplex. The...

Single-family homes

Chalet Eastman

...building optimizing the storage of solar energy mass fireplace and radiant floor Efficient irrigation, fittings and toilets efficient irrigation system: very efficient and designed to irrigate only when necessary and in strategic places, it automatically uses the collected rainwater high performance faucets and toilets...

Humming Hill Farm

Inspired by farm buildings in the Eastern Townships, this coach house is an exercise in architectural simplification. The original house actually consisted of a triple garage topped with the keeper's apartment. Nothing has been preserved of the old structure layout, all interior divisions have been redesigned. The...

Single-family homes

The Saltbox Passive House

...building the rear part of the main level on the ground floor, and by opting for a roof slope that follows that of the land, the house follows the topography of the place and maintains privacy from the street. The materials used are simple and durable: the retaining walls are constructed with excavation stone, the ...

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

La Petite Maison dans la Cour

...building to build the new unit Compact living space: a well-designed 930 square foot home This gently densifies a single-family home sector