Government of Canada Resources

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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) CanmetENERGY, Buildings & Communities, Housing

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE)

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

  • EQuilibrium™ Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative. EQuilibrium™ is a national Sustainable Housing Demonstration initiative, led by CMHC, that brings the private and public sectors together to develop homes that combine resource- and energy-efficient technologies with renewable energy technologies in order to reduce their environmental impact. Project teams have been selected to build EQuilibrium™ Housing demonstration projects across Canada.

National Research Council (NCR) Canada

Industry Canada – Environment and Sustainability

Buildings have a dramatic impact on their occupants and the environment. Buildings use large amounts of resources during construction and renovation, and continue to do so throughout their operation.  Small and mid-sized businesses, whether they own the building they occupy or not, have an opportunity to reduce environmental impacts and costs, and improve indoor environments and company image. Read more here.

Environment Canada

  • Canada’s Contribution to Zero-Energy Housing. Zero energy housing is capable of producing, at minimum, an annual output of renewable energy that is equal to the total amount of its annual consumed/purchased energy from energy utilities. Energy efficiency is the first step to achieve Zero Energy Housing and… read more here.
  • Environment Canada Receives International Award for Advancing Clean Technology with Zero Energy Housing Projects. News Release.
  • Zero Energy Housing Map