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Old ideas and new technologies merge in eco-friendly Toronto infill

Farnham Avenue House

Wood framed multi storey buildings are becoming more and more common; the one planned for Vienna, Austria next year would be the tallest in the world.

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

The year round off-grid greenhouse demystified, a Guest Post by Lindsey Schiller

7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse

Here are a few simple tips for when you're installing windows that will help them perform better and last longer.

How to install windows for the best performance and durability

More and more people are finding great benefits from living in small spaces. Take a video tour of a tiny house in Montreal

Tiny Refuge: Tiny home in Montreal

Whether you are renovating or building a new home, our categorized guide pages can help you through the process. We have something for all projects, from location and design to finishing and landscaping.

Green building guide

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The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Old ideas and new technologies merge in eco-friendly Toronto infill..
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Installing 8 inches of Roxul mineral wool below a concrete slab floor..
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World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Wood framed multi storey buildings are becoming more and more common; the one planned for Vienna, Austria next year would be the tallest in the world...
7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse
The year round off-grid greenhouse demystified, a Guest Post by Lindsey Schiller..
Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Here are a few simple tips for when you're installing windows that will help them perform better and last longer. ..
Tiny Refuge : a tiny house in Montreal (Video Tour)
More and more people are finding great benefits from living in small spaces. Take a video tour of a tiny house in Montreal ..
Elon Musk announces new Tesla house battery
With Tesla on the scene will some of the longstanding hurdles of solar home battery systems be overcome?..