THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN CANADA, this award-winning home will serve as a model for future sustainable housing developments – the future of the building industry.It is Net Zero, meaning it creates enough energy to cancel out the costs associated with the amount of energy it uses, providing benefits to the homeowner and the community at large.

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Images courtesy of Lafarge (top) and Stantec Architecture Ltd. (bottom).

A CHBA* Net Zero Home is up to 80% more energy efficient than typical new homes and uses renewable energy systems to produce the remaining energy it needs, which means that its occupants, and the whole construction team, can feel good about the home's minimal environmental impact and their contribution to addressing climate change. Read more about Net Zero homes.

* Canadian Home Builders' Association


Net-Zero Energy Precast Concrete Project Explained
This video explains how the net-zero energy precast concrete duplex – built by partners Lafarge, Stantec and Habitat for Humanity Edmonton – works.
The Greater Benefits of the Net-Zero Energy Precast Concrete Duplex
Two Habitat for Humanity families receive first-of-its-kind-in-Canada duplex.