Climate change / Guides

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...climate change , learn how to grow your own food in the Ecohome green home guide pages - how to build a greenhouse in a cold climate , how to grow food in small...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...Climate Change. In May 2016, Ontario passed a historic law to help mitigate climate change and move towards a low-carbon economy. " Under the Climate Change Mit...

Green homes climate change
Lifestyle and environment

Green buildings are better situated to handle climate extremes

...Climate change has the potential to undermine some of these assumptions and potentially increase risks to people and property. Fortunately, there are practical ...

Resilient Homes, why they're important in dealing with Climate Change
Lifestyle and environment

Resilient Homes; Why we need to build to withstand climate change events

...climate change are already happening , and modern building practices should reflect that. While one single event cannot be attributed solely to climate change, ...

4th generation blowing agents for spray foam
Insulation and soundproofing

New HFO blowing agents for spray foam will make it over 1,000 times less harmful to the climate

...climate change file instead. Blowing agents are the gasses that expand the foam to its rigid shape, and those tiny bubbles of gas act as insulators. They're f...

Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

...climate change, and yes, we agree that it will take more than that. What devices such as this do is create an awareness of the importance of ending our reliance...

As our climate adapts to human carbon emissions, homes have to change
Lifestyle and environment

Changing homes in a changing climate

...change though - with the shifting of tectonic plates, erosion, wind, super tides and flooding. These changes are most noticed when we have a large event like ...

LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

...climate change with 204 registered and 211 certified LEED projects in Canada between May and September 2015. This brings the current total number of LEED certif...

Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

Net Zero Energy Homes pilot program goals The goal of the R-2000 Net Zero Energy homes pilot program in Canada was to improve the performance standards of ho...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

Ontario's Home Energy Rating and Disclosure plan (HERD) is great news for home buyers

...climate change strategy,” said Elizabeth MacDonald, CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance. Beyond helping Ontario and Canada meet its climate change ta...

The EC3 Tool - Skanska - Calculating & Comparing Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Planning and Design

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Buildings, Introducing The EC3 Calculator From Skanska

...climate change and use of resources. Climate Change Action gains momentum in the U.S. In the U.S. by Dec 2019 four hundred and twenty-seven cities have sign...