"Passive House (Passivhaus) buildings consume up to 90 percent less heating and cooling energy than conventional buildings.  Applicable to almost any building type or design, the Passive House high-performance building standard is the only internationally recognized, proven, science-based energy standard in construction. Certification ensures that designers and consultants are expertly qualified to design buildings to meet the standard." Learn more at

http://www.passivehousecanada.com/

The Green Point Project is being built to Passive House Standards and will seek certification upon completion.