ISSUE 01 - SUMMER 09

SPANIER RESIDENCE

Low-tech design makes a sustainable home

This project began with a suburban infill site in an established downtown west end neighbourhood of Moncton characterized by generic production houses.
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RIVERDALE NET ZERO PROJECT

Energy in, equals energy out, in Edmonton duplex

The goal of the Riverdale Net Zero Project was to prove that it is possible to build housing that offers an exceptional quality of life for the homeowners while also dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption and the overall impact on the environment.

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INSULATION PRODUCT TYPE

The best-value way to start  building green

Most housing experts will say that the least expensive and essential first step to build green is by increasing thermal resistance [R value] of the walls and roof - the building envelope - of the house. »»More

LEED CANADA FOR HOMES

Get ready for the new era in Canadian homebuilding

LEED Canada for Homes, launched by the Canada Green Building Council [CaGBC] in March, applies to single-family homes of any size, and to multifamily homes of up to three storeys [with a pilot for projects up to six storeys].

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