Eco-friendly materials / Guides

Hemp fibreboard and Hemp insulation - the Green Building choice
Wood and organic materials

Hemp building supplies

...materials not only reduces the risk of exposure to VOCs in the home, it amounts to a reduction in the manufacturing of toxic synthetic materials, thus protectin...

stove hood bathroom fan central vac
Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...materials , and healthy, eco-friendly countertops , healthy zero-vox paints . Read more in the Ecohome building guide, North America's trusted resource for gree...

MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...eco-friendly alternatives to MDF made with natural materials, including hemp rigid board panels and plant-based rigid foam panels. But rice, which ranks second ...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...materials around the globe, particularly something as weighty as granite. It is for this reason that the credit MR5 in the Materials and Resources category of L...

Is EPS foam eco-friendly? Exterior home insulation rigid foam panels
Insulation and soundproofing

Does plastic foam or Styrofoam insulation have a place in green building?

...eco-friendly How’s that for a catch phrase – eco-friendly foam insulation! I know some of you have forehead veins that are beginning to throb now, thanks for ...

All About Hemp Wood Flooring, How it's Made, Where to Buy?
Flooring and stairs

Natural non-toxic hemp flooring by HempWood & Tennessee Wood Flooring

...eco-friendly building materials. Hemp is a very sustainable crop given the quick growing time and the amount of carbon sequestered in hemp building products. A ...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...eco-friendly design aspects are time honoured such as, vertical ventilation and natural daylight shafts, dynamic cross ventilation, passive solar shading, and s...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...eco-friendly building supplies," said Joe Geluch, president of Naikoon Contracting Ltd. "Thanks to support from the industry and our partner suppliers, we're ...

Mineral wool insulation in roof by Rockwool - LEED Platinum V4
Roof assemblies - new construction

Mineral wool insulation in roofs by Rockwool

...materials and excellent interior air quality, we'd like to think the Edelweiss House by EcoHome is a firm contender. It was after all the first home in Canada t...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...eco-friendly building materials. This house has a polished concrete main floor and eco-friendly Marmoleum floor covering on the second floor. The Dekton kitchen...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...materials proven to be eco-friendly and durable for a long and maintenance-free lifespan. Exterior cladding materials were chosen for the ecological charact...