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LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
Canada Green Building Council to provide free LEED registration and certification for rebuilding projects in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic. Ottawa, ON – April 15, 2014 – The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce it is working with regional partners to...
Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
The Living Building Challenge is the most rigorous and comprehensive of all building rating systems, certified on merit alone after 12 months of occupancy. What is the Living building challenge? The Living Building Challenge is the most rigorous and comprehensive of all building...
Backyard solar panels
The Ontario Feed-In-Tariff program has made micro-energy generation projects not only a noble gesture, but a profitable one as well. According to Natural Resources Canada, over 20% of the energy consumed in Ontario is used to run homes. Of that 20% chunk, 80% is used for space and...
Leed platinum plaque
Home rating systems can offer an independent and credible third party appraisal of the health, durability and performance of a home. As more people pursue home rating certifications, they become increasingly well known and trusted. Consequently, more people seek them out. Developers...
Bathroom with refinished claw foot tub and barn board trim in a  home converted
Green materials don’t start and end with whether or not they are recyclable or contain recycled content. There are many factors to consider when searching for sustainable materials. All materials will have a history, the pros and cons of which will need to be weighed. Unfortunately...
Whether you are building a home, you just bought a home, or you want some energy conservation tips for your apartment, it all starts here. Our tips below will help you get started in designing and planning your project. The choices: buying, building or renting.  1. Building a...