LEED for Homes Archive

  • By Tracy Hanes and Tim Van Seters When it was constructed at the Kortright Conservation Centre in 2009, the Archetype Sustainable House (ASH) was intended to be a state-of-the-art “green” abode that would demonstrate viable, sustainable housing. The goal of the ASH, built by the […]

    Archetype Sustainable House: Celebrating Five Years of Demonstration and Research

    By Tracy Hanes and Tim Van Seters When it was constructed at the Kortright Conservation Centre in 2009, the Archetype Sustainable House (ASH) was intended to be a state-of-the-art “green” abode that would demonstrate viable, sustainable housing. The goal of the ASH, built by the […]

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  • CANADA’S FIRST ACTIVE HOUSE Toronto based architects superkül designed Canada’s first Active House in Ontario’s Niagara region. Great Gulf, one of Canada’s largest home builders, selected superkül, a firm with a breadth of experience designing sustainable homes, to design Canada’s first residence that meets the […]

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    CANADA’S FIRST ACTIVE HOUSE Toronto based architects superkül designed Canada’s first Active House in Ontario’s Niagara region. Great Gulf, one of Canada’s largest home builders, selected superkül, a firm with a breadth of experience designing sustainable homes, to design Canada’s first residence that meets the […]

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  • Luxury and sustainability Delta-Rae Homes maintains a delicate balance between industry standards, emerging ideas and green trends Carmen Calabrese has been ahead of the curve for years – and the president and owner of Delta-Rae Homes constantly challenges himself to continue that trend. He recognized […]

    Delta-Rae Homes

    Luxury and sustainability Delta-Rae Homes maintains a delicate balance between industry standards, emerging ideas and green trends Carmen Calabrese has been ahead of the curve for years – and the president and owner of Delta-Rae Homes constantly challenges himself to continue that trend. He recognized […]

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  • Three in a row Third major passive house design award in as many years for architects at Sustainable.TO By GREG McMILLAN Paul Dowsett is waxing poetic and his passion has a way of jumping out at you. The principal architect at Sustainable.TO Architecture + Building […]

    SUSTAINABLE.TO – RESILIENT HOUSE

    Three in a row Third major passive house design award in as many years for architects at Sustainable.TO By GREG McMILLAN Paul Dowsett is waxing poetic and his passion has a way of jumping out at you. The principal architect at Sustainable.TO Architecture + Building […]

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  •   What began as a charity fundraiser by the London Home Builders’ Association (LHBA) has resulted in something much more. The LHBA’s Green Home was designed initially to raise money for the completion and maintenance of the association’s 60th anniversary legacy project – the Cancer […]

    London’s greenest home is a model of inspiration

      What began as a charity fundraiser by the London Home Builders’ Association (LHBA) has resulted in something much more. The LHBA’s Green Home was designed initially to raise money for the completion and maintenance of the association’s 60th anniversary legacy project – the Cancer […]

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  • CaraCo Development reaps benefits of innovative project partnership with Union Gas CaraCo Development Corporation is attracting attention from cost-conscious new home buyers. The Kingston-based company, known as a leader in lifestyle development, recently entered into a agreement with Union Gas under the utility’s Optimum Home […]

    Working together

    CaraCo Development reaps benefits of innovative project partnership with Union Gas CaraCo Development Corporation is attracting attention from cost-conscious new home buyers. The Kingston-based company, known as a leader in lifestyle development, recently entered into a agreement with Union Gas under the utility’s Optimum Home […]

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  •   “Swifter, higher, stronger” is the English translation for the original Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” which celebrates the relentless pursuit for improvement in human endeavours, particularly on the athletic field. Rating systems such as LEED recognize achievements in sustainable building. For 72 years the […]

    First LEED Platinum Residence in Greater Toronto

      “Swifter, higher, stronger” is the English translation for the original Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” which celebrates the relentless pursuit for improvement in human endeavours, particularly on the athletic field. Rating systems such as LEED recognize achievements in sustainable building. For 72 years the […]

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  • For the community in the Yonge and Sheppard area of Toronto, 84 Norton Avenue may become a field trip destination for sustainable living. Homeowner Jason Alleyne, his wife Paula and son Sebastian are comfortable with being the home’s ambassadors. “We were living in that property […]

    A Better Built Home Means a Healthier Lifestyle

    For the community in the Yonge and Sheppard area of Toronto, 84 Norton Avenue may become a field trip destination for sustainable living. Homeowner Jason Alleyne, his wife Paula and son Sebastian are comfortable with being the home’s ambassadors. “We were living in that property […]

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