LEED for Homes Archive

  •   Net Zero and ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes in the Spotlight EnerQuality announced the 2015 EnerQuality Award winners at a sold-out gala in Toronto. Each year the awards are presented to builders committed to building energy efficient and sustainable homes. The ENERGY STAR® for New Homes […]

    Homebuilders Recognized for Building Green

      Net Zero and ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes in the Spotlight EnerQuality announced the 2015 EnerQuality Award winners at a sold-out gala in Toronto. Each year the awards are presented to builders committed to building energy efficient and sustainable homes. The ENERGY STAR® for New Homes […]

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  • Reid’s Heritage Homes continue as innovators with first net-zero energy project One of Reid’s Heritage Homes’ company core values is “we are world-class innovators.” And make no mistake about it – the company takes this credo seriously. Case in point: Back in September 2014, Reid’s […]

    True to form

    Reid’s Heritage Homes continue as innovators with first net-zero energy project One of Reid’s Heritage Homes’ company core values is “we are world-class innovators.” And make no mistake about it – the company takes this credo seriously. Case in point: Back in September 2014, Reid’s […]

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  •   The Edelweiss House in Wakefield, Quebec, becomes Canada’s first LEED v4 certified building and the second LEED v4 Platinum certified home in the world   Ecohome’s Edelweiss House project, a passively heated, cold climate demonstration home located in Wakefield, Quebec, has become the first […]

    The Edelweiss House

      The Edelweiss House in Wakefield, Quebec, becomes Canada’s first LEED v4 certified building and the second LEED v4 Platinum certified home in the world   Ecohome’s Edelweiss House project, a passively heated, cold climate demonstration home located in Wakefield, Quebec, has become the first […]

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  • Reid’s Heritage Homes first builder to break ground in national Net Zero Energy homes demonstration project   On September 29, 2014 Reid’s Heritage Homes hosted the first groundbreaking ceremony for a national Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes demonstration project. Present to mark the occasion was […]

    Reid’s Heritage Homes

    Reid’s Heritage Homes first builder to break ground in national Net Zero Energy homes demonstration project   On September 29, 2014 Reid’s Heritage Homes hosted the first groundbreaking ceremony for a national Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes demonstration project. Present to mark the occasion was […]

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  • Minto: After 60 years in Canada, it’s not a coincidence. It’s a plan.   What does it take to win the coveted title of Ontario Home Builders Association (OHBA) Builder of the Year twice in three years? Try innovation, ingenuity and community engagement. With a […]

    MINTO COMMUNITIES

    Minto: After 60 years in Canada, it’s not a coincidence. It’s a plan.   What does it take to win the coveted title of Ontario Home Builders Association (OHBA) Builder of the Year twice in three years? Try innovation, ingenuity and community engagement. With a […]

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  • Silverado Custom Homes takes on state-of-the-art project in Toronto’s Lawrence Park By Greg McMillan With a touch of secrecy and intrigue, Silverado Custom Homes is undertaking an ambitious project that should place it in rarified territory in the Canadian green building industry. As Jeff Silverberg, […]

    Energy efficiency on steroids

    Silverado Custom Homes takes on state-of-the-art project in Toronto’s Lawrence Park By Greg McMillan With a touch of secrecy and intrigue, Silverado Custom Homes is undertaking an ambitious project that should place it in rarified territory in the Canadian green building industry. As Jeff Silverberg, […]

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  • Centra Homes incorporates green features that blend newest techniques with consumer demands Centra Homes may be a relatively “young” company, but its president has already learned a very valuable lesson – never settle for the status quo. “With each project we build, we are seeking […]

    A fine line along the cutting edge

    Centra Homes incorporates green features that blend newest techniques with consumer demands Centra Homes may be a relatively “young” company, but its president has already learned a very valuable lesson – never settle for the status quo. “With each project we build, we are seeking […]

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  • By GREG McMILLAN One thing is bound to happen each time a project gets underway for Chatsworth Fine Homes – there will be a discussion about sustainability. “Sustainability is talked about during the pre-construction phase,” says Fil Capuano, Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and Project Manager […]

    A step ahead

    By GREG McMILLAN One thing is bound to happen each time a project gets underway for Chatsworth Fine Homes – there will be a discussion about sustainability. “Sustainability is talked about during the pre-construction phase,” says Fil Capuano, Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and Project Manager […]

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  • Empire Communities embraces green building and with a constant eye on the future By GREG McMILLAN It’s one thing to talk about green building goals, it’s quite another to actually have a top-of-the-line track record that’s beyond reproach. And as an undisputed leader in sustainable […]

    A step ahead

    Empire Communities embraces green building and with a constant eye on the future By GREG McMILLAN It’s one thing to talk about green building goals, it’s quite another to actually have a top-of-the-line track record that’s beyond reproach. And as an undisputed leader in sustainable […]

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  •     superkul inc. architect superkül inc | architect designed this unique home in Mulmur, Ontario for a client with allergies and acute sensitivities to dust, pollen, electromagnetic radiation and a long list of construction materials. +HOUSE sets a new precedent in Canadian environmental design […]

    +HOUSE: House for a client with acute environmental sensitivities

        superkul inc. architect superkül inc | architect designed this unique home in Mulmur, Ontario for a client with allergies and acute sensitivities to dust, pollen, electromagnetic radiation and a long list of construction materials. +HOUSE sets a new precedent in Canadian environmental design […]

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