The Best in Green Homes

From the outside, Canada's greenest house is unremarkable

So instead of designing from scratch, they modified one of their best-selling designs. GREEN HOUSE Enlarge Image This green home was built to look like the others in the neighbourhood. (GLENN LOWSON FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL) Photogallery * Building better The Globe and Mail But the changes that make this ordinary house extraordinary meant working more closely with the trades. It also meant building differently, and to do that, they needed the trades to not only do things differently, but to understand why. "We found that in building this home