Posts Tagged ‘LEED credits’

EcoHouse Canada 1 - Building with ICFs - Proved technology offers significant benefits

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The construction industry is greatly influenced by the  constant increase in energy prices and the demand for  environmental compliance. To remain competitive, industry professionals are always working hard to introduce innovative ideas. As the demand grows for more sustainable working and living spaces, so does the need for construction technologies that can streamline the building process, reduce costs and maintain quality.


By Todd Blyth


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SAB HOMES 2 | LEED Canada for Homes

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

The Builder’s Perspective… and what the homeowner should know about
the new green home rating system

Andrew Oding and Chris Higgins

In Issue 1 of SABHomes, we provided an overview of the new LEED Canada for Homes rating system for single family homes and multifamily homes up to three stories. In this article we will describe what builders and homeowners can expect when embarking on a LEED Canada for Homes project.

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Heat Pumps for heating and cooling buildings

Saturday, July 28th, 2007
by Richard Lay
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Building owners and designers wanting to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and energy use of their buildings are confronted by an array of technologies for heating and cooling, all claiming superior performance and even promising guaranteed LEED credits. (more…)