Grèn (pronounced Green) is a brand new initiative that Generations has pioneered. It has grown out of over a decade of building industry leading sustainable homes. All of our homes feature code-surpassing sustainable features to make our homes not only more energy efficient, but more comfortable and healthier to live in.

The following is a brief review of the benefits of a Grèn home;

Energy Efficiency/Green earth practices:

  • R40-50 ceiling insulation (in repaired areas)
  • R22 basement insulation (added walls)
  • High efficiency furnaces and hot water tanks
  • Energy star windows with Argon Gas and Low-e glazing
  • Advanced envelope sealing methods around windows and doors
  • low flow toilets (reduces water consumption)
  • Garage door insulated to R14

Indoor Air Quality:

  • Low sone/high velocity bath fans
  • All insulation is formaldehyde-free
  • Humidifier
  • Wall mounted bath fans and timers promote better vapour exchange
  • Ventilation system and furnace professionally cleaned
  • Home vented for 48 hours prior to occupancy
  • Low VOC Paints and lacquers used on the interior surfaces
  • Hard surface flooring on entire main floor (typical-model and client dependent)
  • Install pleated media filter on HVAC system
  • Install carbon monoxide detectors


  • Durable exterior finishes
  • Durable treated porches and decks (plan dependent)
  • Lifetime finish Weiser brand locks and door hardware
  • Delta or Price Pfister Faucets
  • 50 year shingles (where roofs replaced)