Green materials / Guides

Disposing of old batteries
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...materials: Ever wonder what to do with solvents, pesticides, paint, motor oil and flammable materials, to name a few? This is where you will need to check wit...

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

...materials, learn more about green building materials that are natural, non-toxic and sustainable here: Buy hemp insulation in Canada & USA How to ch...

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

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

...materials are converted into useable materials it sequesters carbon (acts as carbon storage), having a positive impact on the fight against climate change, of w...

DLT Dowel Laminated Timber
Wood and organic materials

Two new options of mass timber panels

...materials (20 to 30% less wood) reduces transportation costs over CLT and other structural materials Excellent resistance to fire. According to Freres Lum...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...Green Home certification... To view a selection of North America's best Green Homes, see here , and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgrades , and Gre...

Metal roof with solar panels
Roof coverings

How to choose roofing materials

...Green roofs- intensive and extensive: Green roof © Ecohome An intensive green roof, also known as a ‘rooftop garden’ refers to planting areas that have ...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...materials and battery technology. So far, there have been several encouraging green building trends of 2020 that caught our attention, notably an increase in ...

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...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...materials: By re-using existing building materials and buying locally, you just became part of the green building trend. As we have said, green building start...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...greenery. And an automated system such as this also means your plants won't die of thirst due to forgetfulness. Green walls for living rooms © The Bahia Stu...

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

...materials. How to calculate & compare the embodied carbon in building materials? The introduction of the free, open-access Embodied Carbon in Construction C...