Note: On November 1, 2016, Alberta adopted a new building code with a higher energy standard. We are currently working on updating Edmonton's Green Home Guide to reflect the changes.
Working Together Towards A Greener Future
The Green Home Guide is an important part of Edmonton’s ongoing effort to become a sustainable and resilient city.
Have you heard our radio ad?
Whether you’re buying a home, selling a home or completing renovations, Edmonton’s Green Home Guide can help you achieve a greener standard, lower utility bills and join other Edmontonians on the quest to become a carbon neutral city. To get started, you can download the Green Guide in its entirety, or explore the basics section by section.
Get the complete Green Home Guide (2nd edition), or check out the sections that interest you:
- Home Size
- EnerGuide Rating System
- Building Envelope
- Home Heating
- Hot Water Heaters
- Green Rating Systems
- High-Efficiency Appliances
- Water Consumption
- Landscaping and Outdoor Environment
- Healthy Homes and Environment
- Solar Energy and Heating
- Other Green Innovations
- Glossary of Terms