Solar / Sustainable Green Homes, Designs & Projects

Single-family homes

Anderson Menard Cottage

The Anderson Menard Cottage is a Passive House Design that is LEED Gold Certified. It was built with modern materials and quality craftsmanship. Much of the heating and cooling is Passive.

Single-family homes

Harmony House EQuilibrium Project Vancouver

...solar orientation, energy efficiency and renewable energy systems, and natural materials with low levels of pollutants into the design and construction of the home. Photovoltaic panels are provided with the objective to produce as much electrical energy as the house consumes on an annual basis. A "green switch" will tu...

Single-family homes

Massawippi House

The Massawippi house located in the Eastern Townships is in the process of obtaining LEED® Platinum certification . Designed for a large family, it also adapts very well to teleworking. The difference in land levels allows a south-facing garden level giving access to the land with mature trees and a market garden...

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

DCMS two-generation house - TERGOS Architecture + Construction

...solar design. The orientation and layout has been designed to maximize passive solar heat gain, and includes significant thermal mass for heat storage in winter. As a multi-generational home, the young family lives in the two-storey section while the single-storey portion accommodates the grandparents. To do this,...

Single-family homes

Kenogami House

...solar powered, and was called the most resilient house in North America by the Resilient Design Institute. Along with its unprecedented achievements, the Kenogami House continues to act as a laboratory for resilient, cold climate building practices. Through software energy modeling it was determined that the Kenog...

Single-family homes

Edelweiss House

...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 Solar Index) and a below average per square foot cost, the Edelweiss House proves that it is cost effective to insulate beyond what Building C...

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Meunier Art Studio

...solar heat gain Extensive use of wood Minimalist approach and limitation of finishing materials: visible wood and cement Reclaimed materials used for finishing the kitchen and bathroom as well as for landscaping

Single-family homes

The Saltbox Passive House

...solar heating and to enjoy the panoramic view of the location. By 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 d...

Single-family homes

Chalet Eastman

...solar gains in summer. The prototype has been LEED Platinum certified. This project was carried out in collaboration with the Le Vertendre team. Optimized space With its less than 1,400 square feet and its three bedrooms, this chalet is placed in the best size category of the LEED system. Integrated design: one of...

Single-family homes

The Springhouse

...solar and geothermal. Super insulated and ultra airtight, it garnered top marks in airtightness with a whopping (0.1 ACH50). Equipped with a sophisticated air exchanger that recuperates heat from the outgoing air. Built simply with renewable, durable materials. Its energy costs are $702 annually — rough...