The homes, which produce as much energy as they use, are part of an NRCan-sponsored project designed to show how they can be built on a much larger scale by commercial home builders. Five developers across four provinces are building a total of 25 homes.
Canadian Consulting Engineer
reports that the homes use a range of energy-efficient measures to ensure that they achieve net-zero status. The building began in September 2014 when the first homes were started in Ontario.
Are you looking to invest in property? If you like, we can get one of our mortgage experts to tell you exactly how much you can afford to borrow, which is the best mortgage for you or how much they could save you right now if you have an existing mortgage. Click here to get help choosing the best mortgage rate
The latest wave of a series of net-zero energy homes is underway in Quebec.