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LEED Silver mid-rise in Gatineau, QC.
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Sustainable building practices create prosperous communities

...Australia (GBCA), with its chief executive Romilly Madew explaining that such constructions are "simply better buildings". She revealed that Green Star-rated ...

Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
Food production

Flow Frames: Revolutionary beekeeping puts honey on tap.

...Australia. Below are a few testimonials from the beekeepers involved in daily testing and operation. More can be found on the HoneyFlow website. "In 2014 I ha...

Shipping Container Homes in a Warm Climate might be a good option
Tiny house

Beautiful shipping container homes - Tiny Houses in warm climates

...Australia, close to the town of Litchfield and it's waterfalls. The first is a single level rancher style shipping container home made from one 40 foot long c...

Healthy indoor air quality

The impact of ambient fragrances on our health

...Australia reported that exposure to indoor perfumes and deodorants caused respiratory problems in more than 9% of people, and led to headaches for between 4% an...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...Australia at the end of 2019 and beginning of 2020. 2019 has gone on record as the second hottest year on record - which is a poor omen for the future of sustai...

Suzlon's LEED Platinum wind power living laboratory in India
Lifestyle and environment

Green Building is accelerating around the world

...Australia. Stormwater treatment pond at Dockside Green in Victoria, B.C. © Ellen Moorhouse for the Toronto Star This increasing focus on sustainabilit...

Gas powered tankless water heaters
Plumbing and water heaters

Are tankless water heaters good?

...Australia), where she studied Environmental Technology under Dr. Steven V. Szokolay (architect, energy and environmental consultant and textbook author). She ho...