Edmonton ties green strings to new suburban lot sales

EDMONTON – The City of Edmonton is selling 40 residential lots, but with strings attached.

Anyone who wants to build on these lots in the new Oxford neighbourhood, has to post a $10,000 guarantee up front and commit to reaching an energy efficiency rating of at least 78 on Canada’s EnerGuide system.

Another 40 homes will be built to the same standard by four certified home building companies.

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