• Passive House Quality Farmhouse

    Classic Farmhouse by Architect Graham Whiting (Whitefish Architecture) built to Passive House Quality’ This Passive House Quality classic farmhouse, Wild Leek Farm, one of Evolve’s Passive House (Passivhaus) Buildings —

  • PH and NZ Passive House and Net Zero

    Passive House and Net Zero Construction

    Evolve Gallery of Passive House and Net Zero Projects Passive House and Net Zero homes perform at the highest levels of building efficiency measurements due to their thermal comfort and

  • Air-Tight, Energy Retrofit

    Energy Retrofit of Century-Old Guelph Home

    Energy Retrofit, Air-Tight and High Performing Home Designed by Solares Architecture This 2017 retrofit near downtown Guelph included a fully renovated main floor and an underpinned basement. Beyond that, two

  • Natural Materials home made with strawbale & sho sugi ban house

    Natural Materials, Contemporary Architectural Home

    K-House Built with Natural Materials by Architect Nicolas Koff (Office Ou) This Evolve Builders project featured a Straw Bale insulated house cladded with white plaster and charred cedar Shou-Sugi-Ban wood

  • Photo of a soaring timber framed house

    Soaring Timber Frame House

    When we reminisce about our past work, this timber frame house in the Horseshoe Valley makes us smile more than most. Tucked away in the Horseshoe Valley, this gorgeous yet

  • Energy Efficient Passive Solar Living

    Passive Solar Living

    The best laid plans… What started out as a prospective addition to an existing house, two years later became family move to a new passive solar home. The owners, a

  • Photo of winner of home sweet home environmental building competition

    A Home as Nature Intended

    Winner: Home Sweet Home Environmental Building and Design Competition 2010 A Home as Nature Intended From early design considerations of habitat preservation and geopathic energy assessments through to the final

Our Services

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Green Building

Evolve Builders Group is Southwestern Ontario's most experienced green builder. We pioneered the building of everything from ultra-modern, permit-ready straw-bale houses to fully autonomous, high-tech off-grid homes. Each of our dedicated employees have specialties ranging from the technical to the artisinal.

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Healthy Renovations

Let Evolve's ecological carpenters turn your home into a zen world of healthy kitchens, restful bedrooms & beautiful baths. We've won awards for performing renovations that are visual masterpieces on top of being healthy & eco-friendly. We also do green commercial conversions, creating productive offices & stimulating storefronts.

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Sustainable Design & Consultation

Simply talking to Evolve Builders Group can make your project a success! As an established and respected green design-builder, our designers draw & interpret plans, evaluate construction details, interpret the building code, recommend greener alternatives, assess subcontractor bids and more! Call us today to find out how we can help you!

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Home Performance & Energy Retrofits

Evolve takes a holistic approach to home performance. First we examine your entire house as a system, then we use advanced building science to determine how to solve energy-efficiency and comfort issues at their source. From draft-proofing to energy-efficient window replacement, our technicians can turn almost any building into a green building.

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Healthy Building Materials

We have healthy relationships with some of Southern Ontario's most exciting ecological artisans and craftspeople, and with venders of difficult-to-source green products such as natural oils and waxes, eco-friendly bamboo flooring & healthy clay or silica paints. We can drop-ship directly to you, or we also do installed sales!

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Contact Evolve Builders Group

Working from bases in Guelph, Harriston and Bracebridge, we service the cities of Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo & Cambridge, as well as Wellington, Huron, Grey-Bruce, Caledon, Georgian Bay, Simcoe and Muskoka Counties. For interesting projects we also travel to Woodstock, London-Essex, Niagara Region and Peel north of the GTA.