Big thanks to our BUILDEX Vancouver exhibitors

Thank you to our awesome exhibitors for joining us at the Passive House Pavilion at BUILDEX Vancouver, February 14-15. By taking part in the pavilion, they’ll be reaching more than more than 14,000 builders and designers attending Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture and interior design  industries.



We’re planning the 2018 Passive House Conference!

We’ve begun planning for the 2018 Passive House Conference to take place in November in Vancouver, B.C., need your help to contribute ideas, expertise, time and awesomeness to make this a world-class event. To participate on the conference Sponsorship Committee, Social Events Committee, or Outreach Committee, email Passive House Canada Events Manager Gaby Dominguez, stating… Read more »



Federal government offers Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships program

The housing sector in Canada provides significant potential for the reduction of the country’s energy footprint and delivering other benefits to Canadians. To accelerate energy-efficient construction, Natural Resources Canada provides a program to enable builders to reduce their time and risk finding and trying innovations that can help them build higher-performance homes better, faster and… Read more »



Incremental energy-efficiency targets set to transform buildings in municipalities

Phased-in performance-based energy-efficiency requirements for buildings are setting the course towards better buildings in the City of Toronto and municipalities across B.C. Local governments influence the building design and construction practice through municipal bylaws, zoning requirements and policy. Many municipalities have a history of encouraging energy efficiency in new construction that goes beyond provincial building… Read more »