A technical guide for getting a home LEED certified

LEED Gold off-grid home in Low, Quebec © Craig Anderson


LEED Platinum prefabricated home

LEED® Platinum prefab home has superior air quality and performance

Roman Szumski is a physician and pathologist and was deeply involved in the process of designing and constructing a healthy home for his family.

LEED Canada on the rise

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

Canada continues to demonstrate its progress in fighting climate change with 204 registered and 211 certified LEED projects in Canada between May and Septemb...

The Edelweiss House, Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house

Canada Green Building Council President Thomas Mueller calls Ecohome's Edelweiss House "A phenomenal achievement".

Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

Canada cements its status as a world leader in the international green building and environmental sustainability movement

CaGBC, LEED green building trends

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.

The report, titled Canada Green Building Trends: Benefits Driving the New and Retrofit Market, is the first of its kind in Canada.

Canada one of the top 10 countries building LEED homes

The top 10 countries outside the U.S. certifying buildings with the LEED rating system

The U.S. Green Building Council releases list of the top 10 countries building LEED outside of the United States, and Canada is # 1.



What does LEED v4 mean to Canadian project teams? Who better to break it down than the Canada Green Building Council.

The Bubeneč Gardens Residence in Praque is an inspiring collection of

Canada Green Building Council Leadership Awards

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) invites National, Chapter and EGB members to submit nominations for the 2014 CaGBC Leadership Awards.

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate

Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

The New Frontiers School Board (NFSB) in Ormstown, Quebec wants to give their graduating students a leg up in the world of green home construction, by buildi...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

After certifying 1000 LEED buildings nationwide, the CaGBC takes a look at exactly what's saved when we build to LEED standard rather than to code. The resul...

Habitat workers raise a wall at the the Red River Ex June 2011

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

Canada's premier sustainable building organization offers free green building registration and certification to charitable building projects.


LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity

Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

Handing the keys to the new owners of a home built by students completes a long journey for a carpentry school in a small Quebec town.

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team

Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

In collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and the Province of Quebec, the 'Our House' project in Ormstown, Quebec, will see carpentry students building a ho...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

With 135 registrations and 202 certifications between January 1 and April 30, 2015, the Canada Green Building Council calls a strong start to the year in Gre...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic

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

Canada Green Building Council to provide free LEED registration and certification for rebuilding projects in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic.


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