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Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...climate data base available at the Passive House Institute, and the fact that Campbell Island gets its power from a diesel generator. Architectural details we...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...alifornia, Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Kansas, New Mexico and Nevada - for whom living with water-shortages and drought is becoming an unfortunate way of life - a...

Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...age heat the way we are used to seeing, you may only need a small centralized heat source such as a single electric radiator, purchased and installed for perhap...

Carbon Offset Schemes - Whale Poop leads Nature's Own Way
Lifestyle and environment

Save the Whale's (Poop) - Save the Planet !! (And $2m per Whale)

...and red colored nautical paraphernalia was an in-depth article all about this natural carbon-sequestering phenomenon - which was as fascinating as it was kind o...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...an age in place), and resilience. Renovating (really rebuilding) the house cost a lot more than we had anticipated and took a lot longer than expected—a nearl...

Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Eco Homes
Concrete and masonry

Low-carbon concrete by CarbonCure Canada - lowering the carbon footprint of buildings

...and now a Canadian company may have the answer with a carbon-sequestering concrete system that appears to have the attributes ideal for general use across all b...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...A Stirling engine heats and cools gas, and the gas expands and contracts as that happens. As the gas is heated by the thermal battery, it expands and forces a p...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...ake life more affordable for Canadians, cut climate change emissions, and build more resilient homes for the extreme weather events in a changing climate . Gr...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...anada for Homes Program Leader and collaborates with the LEED Canada for Homes Technical Committee to deliver the LEED Canada for Homes program. Chris has a kee...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...al, in that you need some basic and accurate information before you get into details. Having an initial maximum budgetary comfort-zone for your new sustainable ...

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...ackups and basement water damage are among the most common home insurance claims. A lower-maintenance and more reliable solution than a check valve has been d...