Choosing a general contractor / Guides

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...available funds. 2. Finding a general contractor: Sadly there are not a ton of general contractors that are truly committed and specialize in ecological hom...

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...ather seal & air seal windows and doors , for example, which is an essential part of building a more efficient home . Choosing a contractor by doing a web sea...

Concept and design

How to stay on budget when building a home

...atrick, please tell us about your business and what drives you . PR - I became aware at a very young age of the global environmental challenges we face as a s...

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

...and Financial Incentives page to find out what other programs are available, such as Electric Vehicle Tax Incentives and Rebates , how Vancouver makes attaining...

wood ceiling in Reclaimed sunken lumber
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Wood Ceilings or drywall - how to choose your ceiling material & what's the difference in cost?

...a half-day and a day to install the drywall, one worker 3 days to do 3 coats of mud, and 1 day of sanding. That’s a total of about $2,400 for material and labou...

The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You
Lifestyle, location and commuting

The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You

...a big payload and generally don’t go too far from home, an EV makes a lot of sense. Choosing a suitable vehicle has always meant considering your typical use pa...

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...anadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists , Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program , Canadian General Standards Board and CGA Standards (Co...