What they mean for home builders
As housing science experts, Sun Ridge is your authority on the latest industry innovations and advancements. We will work with you to determine which rating and labeling programs are right for the homes that you build.
ENERGY STAR® for New Homes qualification is a homeowner’s guarantee of energy efficiency. These standards are approximately 30% more energy efficient than conventionally-built homes. For more info, please contact us or visit Natural Resources Canada.
Canadian homeowners deserve to know exactly how their home’s efficiency rates with the EnerGuide Rating System. The EnerGuide Rating System adds value to the home, provides the assurance of third-party verification, and serves as a tool for estimating the annual energy consumption of the home. For more info, contact us.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system that is recognized as the international mark of excellence for green building in over 132 countries. LEED Canada for Homes promotes the design and construction of high-performance green homes. For more info, contact us or visit Canada Green Building Council.
The R-2000 Standard includes requirements for energy efficiency, indoor air quality and the use of environmentally responsible materials. It sets criteria for how a home must perform, leaving builders free to choose the most effective & economical way to build it. For more info, contact us or visit Natural Resources Canada.
Built Green Canada is a national, industry-driven organization committed to working with builder interested in responsible sustainable practices in teh residential building sector. Recently introduced in Saskatchewan, the organization offer programs for single family and high density projects. For more information, contact us, or visit Built Green Canada.