Live green / Guides

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...green home is available on this site, but in the meantime if you live in a conventional home, start by reading our simple household improvement tips. 4. Lands...

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living

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

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
LEED Homes

LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...live” says Bélisle . Home designs will begin at 1,600 square feet for $288,900 (plus lot and taxes), a size and price that keeps them easily competitive with ...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...live without a car. Or at the very least, it can reduce the amount of driving you have to do. When choosing a place to live, check the walking distances from ...

Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

...live in 2-3 person households (57%), and live in apartments or condominiums (47%) between 500 and 1,200 square feet (54%). As a part of our initial analysis, ...

Bullfrog clean power
Renewable energy

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

...green electricity (or gas) has been injected onto the energy system as their customers have used. By voluntarily paying a premium for green energy, you are cr...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...green building products are continually becoming easier to find, and quickly dropping in price. 2. Renovating If you have either the skills to do it yoursel...

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...

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...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...Green building design basics , how to stay on budget while building a home , visit the Ecohome green building guide pages at North America's Green building desi...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

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

...green living. They come in second, and some you can even do without. A green home starts with being well-designed, well-insulated, and if possible, has glazing ...

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