Green energy jobs / Guides

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

2016 budget renovation tax credits are good news for everyone, homeowner or not

...jobs, and the kind that could be defined as 'green energy jobs' that we hear so much talk about. And these jobs are not concentrated in one manufacturing sector...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

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

...Energy Transparency Coalition: The Home Energy Transparency Coalition comprises the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, Ontario Home Builders Association, Clea...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...green' jobs in a low-carbon global economy. And whether or not you believe in or care about climate issues, smart businesses stay on top of trends, and there is...

Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec
LEED Homes

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

...Green Schools. About the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future thr...

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...green communities are popping up across the country. If you choose to live in a new development, look into well planned eco-developments. Houses with green comp...

Tiny house

The best tiny house we've seen so far

...green'. It seems somewhat contradictory for an environmentally conscious person to be dragging a home with mediocre performance behind a massive gas-guzzling ...

High efficiency fireplaces and how to choose one
Wood stove and biomass heat

Choosing the right wood-burning stove or fireplace for both heat output & the environment

...jobs. You may have heard that burning wet wood will clog up your stovepipe faster, which it does, though the problem is not with the moisture itself but that ...

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