In partnership with builder Écohabitation/Ecohome, the first ever residential home to receive the Platinum rating LEED designation in Canada has been built at Edelweiss Lakes. Moreover, it is only the second such designation in all the world.
Dubbed the 'Edelweiss House' by the media, we are proud that the model home is based on the Provenance design by Raya Homes and features such things as passive solar heating, a green roof, and a projected energy bill of just $507.35 for the entire year!
Contact us today to arrange a viewing of this unique model home.
Energy efficient and environmentally responsible
All Raya EcoHomes are LEED-ready to a standard of at least Certified.
LEED certification typically costs approximately $3,000—payable by the homeowner—and is currently fully recoverable by application to Hydro Quebec for a cash rebate.
The LEED assessment is done on a points system and culminates with the awarding of a rating of:
Having a LEED-certified home means it meets certain standards for energy efficiency, reduced carbon footprint, and minimal impact on the habitat in which it is built. It shows the homeowner's and builder's responsibility to the environment and may qualify for certain provincial and/or municipal incentives.
evaluating the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of environmentally friendly buildings including residential homes. The classification standards are administered in Canada by the Canada Green Building Council.
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*Prices subject to change without notice. **Evaluation done by professional engineer under the Net Zero Heat Program. All renderings are artists concept. Stock photography is used to depict scenes bearing similarity to the Edelweiss Lakes property and its environs. The LEED for Homes® trademark is administered and promoted in Canada by the Canada Green Building Council. E&OE April 2014.