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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...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...green home construction industry Green home tax credits and interest-free loans are the best return on investment for government stimulus . An investment into...

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...

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...

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, ...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...Green building guide, North America's trusted resource on green home building

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...green home construction, the Endeavour Centre will have an entirely sustainable home to sell, and the students that built it will have certification in green bu...

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 ...

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...

Aerial view of BRE Innovation Park Living City Campus
Lifestyle and environment

Seven experimental homes being built at the Living City Campus North of Toronto

...green building technologies,” said Glenn MacMillan, senior manager of water and energy at TRCA. No one will live in these particular houses, they will serve as ...