SB12 Performance Path or ENERGY STAR® Compliance: A better home at a lower cost (it’s possible!) 

It is now possible to design, construct and warranty homes that are more energy efficient than the minimum building code (and homes that are more comfortable) and at less cost than prescriptive building code measures would dictate. There are now three ways of meeting and exceeding  the new energy efficiency levels within the 2017 SB-12 standards with each alternative providing more flexibility and cost effectiveness than the default (and often difficult) prescriptive path. The Building Knowledge Canada team has been working with numerous designers and builders across Ontario reducing the energy use of their home designs to meet new building code standards –and doing it at no extra cost! read more

Canada’s Largest LEED® for Homes Project!

Canada Green Building Council interviewed our Andy Oding, way back in 2014 about an exciting project that is now well underway:

CaGBC Ask the Expert – Andrew Oding discusses work on Canada’s soon-to-be largest LEED® for Homes project.

We spoke to Andrew Oding, Senior Building Science Associate at Building Knowledge Canada, about his 20 plus years experience as a builder, how he got involved in building green homes, and how Building Knowledge Canada is approaching its current project, which could become Canada’s largest LEED® for Homes project: Downsview Park in Toronto.read more