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A living green roof can last far longer than many other roofing systems when installed properly.

DIY green roof installation video

Badly needed infrastructure for charging electric vehicles coming from the provinces, along with financial incentives for purchase

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

A lot goes into choosing a toilet. Here at the Ecohome Demo house, which earned Platinum under LEED Version 4, we considered 3 factors- water efficiency, performance and aesthetics.

Choosing performance toilets for a LEED home.

Radiant heated floors add comfort to a home and can help you heat more efficiently.

Radiant heat in a slab-on-grade floor - video

Comparing the performance of air source and ground source heat pumps at the Living City Campus Archetype Sustainable House.

Heat pumps: Ground source or air source, which one makes more sense?

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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Living green roof on the Edelwiess house
A living green roof can last far longer than many other roofing systems when installed properly...
Electric vehicle charging station
Badly needed infrastructure for charging electric vehicles coming from the provinces, along with financial incentives for purchase..
Water efficient Boulevard FloWise toilet from American Standard
A lot goes into choosing a toilet. Here at the Ecohome Demo house, which earned Platinum under LEED Version 4, we considered 3 factors- water efficiency, performance and aesthetics...
Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Radiant heated floors add comfort to a home and can help you heat more efficiently...
Archetype Sustainable House at the Living City Campus
Comparing the performance of air source and ground source heat pumps at the Living City Campus Archetype Sustainable House. ..
cold climat sk
Skylights offer natural light in a home but account for a lot of heat loss and can cause problems in cold climates. Here are some tips for selection and installation. ..
Slate tile installation in bathrooom
Finishing bathroom counter, floors and shower with slate tiles..
DIY air exchanger installation
The Lunos Heat Recovery Ventilation system (HRV) is a completely new approach to home ventilation, great for both new home construction and renovations...
60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours
Would you exercise for an hour every day if the workout powered your home for twenty-four hours? ..
LEED Canada on the rise
Canada continues to demonstrate its progress in fighting climate change with 204 registered and 211 certified LEED projects in Canada between May and September 2015. This brings the current total number of LEED certified projects in Canada to 2,466 – second highest in the world...
Lunos Ceramic core Heat Recovery Ventilator
Lunos wall insert air exchangers offer alternative to conventional HRV systems..
DIY cork flooring installation
Cork as a finished flooring product: renewable, beautiful, comfortable and affordable...