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Dirrtt Environmental Solutions, Green Wall
Lifestyle and environment

Green Business Certification Inc. and Canada Green Building Council Join Together to Advance the WELL Building Standard

...Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announce a new agreement to promote and advance the WELL Building Standar...

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
LEED Homes

LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...built homes for purchase price. When it comes to operational costs though, these homes will likely leave the competition far behind. “We are aiming for at lea...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...Green Building survey in October 2009, 40% of Ontario homebuyers were willing to pay an additional $10,000 for a ‘green home’, compared to only 22% in 2008. Dem...

DIY cork flooring pros, cons & installation guide with video
Flooring and stairs

Cork flooring installation - the eco-friendly flooring choice, with "how to" video

...Green Home Building Videos suscribe to our YouTube channel to see the the Edelweiss House being built from the ground up. Cork flooring installation guide: ...

LEED Homes

LEED Frequently Asked Questions

...green building, you can search for environmental consultants specializing in residential building. The Ecohome website has a free green home building guide that...

Passive House on a Budget - The Damn Near Passive house
Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...built to Passive House standards . Canada Green Building Council President Thomas Mueller called Ecohome's Edelweiss House " A phenomenal achievement " for achi...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house

...built to operate off-grid, it's portable, and it's beautiful. It's also made in Italy so would hardly be a "green" choice for a North American dweller, but one ...

Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...built, with a lake in the middle. Excess energy from wind turbines will be used to pump water out, then at peak hours, seawater will be allowed to flow back in ...

Backyard solar panels
Grants and incentives

The Ontario MicroFIT program

...Green Energy Green Economy Act (GEGEA), Ontario became the first in North America to offer a Feed-In-Tariff system (FIT) to promote sustainable energy. The mo...

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate
LEED Homes

Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

...built to code by a factor of almost 3. The school will be releasing videos following the progress of this first of its kind project, check out episode 1. As...

Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
Tiny house

Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

...built accessory dwelling units from FabCab © Dale Lang 2010 Sustainably built accessory dwelling units from FabCab © Dale Lang 2010 ...

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