Lifestyle / Guides

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...lifestyle of occupants, the 'functional' energy efficiency of a home comes from its location more than its design. It may seem counterintuitive, but living in a...

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

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

For those that aren't made for the bustling lifestlyle of cities, small towns can be a dream come true. The nature of small towns is one of community and acc...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...lifestyle organizations in your area. There are many organizations, groups and web resources that encourage and teach green living lifestyle habits like compo...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...lifestyle, or perhaps a life philosophy. Sure, 'green' homes can help save the planet, but some of them may also save the individual. Predictions for the futu...

Bullfrog clean power
Renewable energy

Bullfrog Power makes clean renewable energy available to all of us.

Bullfrog’s green electricity comes exclusively from wind and hydro facilities that have been certified as low impact by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM p...

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living

...lifestyle in the city Green lifestyle in the in the suburbs Moving to the country - rural lifestyle Choosing a home location: Being close to the ser...

The Otis mobile tiny house
Tiny house

The Tiny House Movement may have gotten tinier with the arrival of Otis

...lifestyle represents a new take on the American Dream, especially among students in this millennial generation,” he said. “Lots of writing on the millennials su...

Mobile tiny house
Tiny house

Is Tiny House living in a cold climate good or bad for the planet?

Are Tiny Houses Worth it? Are Tiny houses a good investment? That depends on your lifestyle and how well you build them. Here are some things to think about be...

Snowboarder, Mike, Basich's, off-grid cabin in the woods with hot tub
Tiny house

Off-grid tiny house in the heart of the Sierras.

...lifestyle. He spent about two and a half years on the stone work alone. All of the water for the mortar was hand-gathered and he hand-mixed the cement that wo...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...lifestyle; but this sure ain't it. Without a doubt this is super cute, and a real head turner, but pulling a greenhouse down the highway for the two months it...

Tiny Tack House living room
Tiny house

The tiny house movement: Tiny Tack House

...lifestyle, but Chris and Malissa are by no means alone. The Tiny House Movement is a growing housing trend, on wheels or stationary. There is a certain freedo...