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This Quebec made closed-loop water and heat recovery system makes showering ultra efficient.

EcoVéa: Making long hot decadent showers virtually guilt free.

Canada Green Building Council to provide free LEED registration and certification for rebuilding projects in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic.

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

Marmoleum is not just your grandmothers floor anymore, this healthy, durable flooring is an excellent choice for even the most modern of homes.

Marmoleum is an often overlooked but excellent choice for a healthy and durable floor.

The importance of properly insulating basements cannot be stressed enough. Uninsulated basements and poorly insulated basements can be responsible for as much as 1/3 of the total heat loss of a home.

How much insulation does a basement need?

Not only will this cutting edge technology reduce energy usage by 80%, it will reduce your water consumption to almost nothing.

The OrbSys is possibly the most energy efficent shower in history. We like it.

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.

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Green building by the numbers
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LEED v4
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