Insightful Healthy Homes specializes in building energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly, healthy homes.
We are a leader in our industry.


Insightful Healthy Homes Inc. is a design-build firm established in 2004 by Arthur Lo, one of the most experienced and accredited green home builders in the country. Under his guidance, Insightful builds quality, high performing homes that achieve the highest standards of living and efficiency, while maintaining affordability for our clients.

Insightful is involved in the development and research of advanced technologies that is incorporated in our buildings, as well as providing consultation services regarding energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Insightful is an internationally recognized building technology expert, and was the technical consultant for the Super E program in China and continues to work with NRCan and the CMHC to develop technical requirements for programs in Canada. Insightful is currently a member of the Net Zero Pilot Program run by NRCan.

Each project is not only an opportunity to advance our industry in a green direction, but also cared for and nurtured like our own home.

Arthur Lo

MSc (Eng.)

Arthur Lo is an award-winning builder and chartered engineer with over 20 years of experience building high-performance homes. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong and worked for the Hong Kong government on infrastructure projects, including the Hong Kong International Airport.

Arthur is a member of the Management Committee for the Net Zero Energy Housing Council, CHBA. He also served as a member of the International Training Team for CMHC, as well as delivers lectures and seminars to industry professionals.

In 2012, Arthur was named one of the "Top 20 Most Influential People in Residential Construction" by BC Homes Magazine.


Using our knowledge of high-performance homes, we employ the most advanced technologies while remaining economically feasible. We achieve the best indoor air quality and energy efficiency while creating an environmentally friendly home.

Design + build

Insightful understands that everyone has a vision for their dream home. With our Design + Build service, we start the project together, even before it is designed, so that we can remain faithful to your needs and priorities. Our experience with 3D modelling and building construction means that our designs are easily translatable to reality - and you can feel at peace knowing that the design and build of your house uses every advantage to make it as green as possible.

custom build

Insightful is an industry leader in building energy efficient homes; we are known for our technical expertise. All our projects are built to the highest green standards. With our Custom Build service, we build your vision into a reality. With our years of experience, and close relationships with architects, designers, and tradesmen, Insightful is fully equipped to understand your design needs. Insightful's technical expertise gives your design the quality build it deserves


Insightful Healthy Homes Inc. is internationally recognized for our technical expertise. We understand how building plans are created, how building strategies and technologies work, and how projects are developed. Insightful remains ahead of the curve by staying curious: we like to understand how things work and look for innovative answers. Insightful will use its technical expertise, extensive knowledge, and research to help you find the best solution.

project management

Insightful provides the leadership and accountability a project requires. With our knowledge of the industry, and experience in the field, Insightful can guide your project to completion.



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Dow Diamond High-Performance Builder (in Recognition of your Leadership in High-Performance Home Construction)

National SAM Awards, CHBA, Green Home Award

GVHBA Technical Excellence Award


BC's Top 20 Most Influential People in Residential Construction, BC Homes

Ovation Awards, Best Custom Home: $1 million - $2 million (Finalist)

Ovation Awards, FortisBC Awards for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in New Construction Single-Family Home (Winner)


Georgie Awards, Custom Home valued under $750,000 (Finalist)


Insightful Healthy Homes is dedicated to delivering the best performance available for your home.

We are able to honour our promise through our knowledge of building materials, experience in high-performance construction, years of technical expertise, and research. Our high-performance homes value energy efficiency, occupant health, water economy, material conservation and living beauty.
drain water heat recovery
high efficiency appliances
grey water reuse
heat recovery ventilator
net zero
no voc
on demand hot water
passive solar
rainwater harvesting
recycled materials
high albedo roofing
sip panels
solar water heating
natural cross ventilation
high efficiency windows


505 - 402 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC   V6B 1T6
T: 604-608-2771

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