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For most of us, purchasing or building a home will be the biggest investment of our lives. This section is about knowing what to look for in new homes to get t...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

For most of us, purchasing or building a home will be the biggest investment of our lives. This section is about knowing what to look for in new homes to get t...

CaGBC, LEED green building trends
LEED Homes

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.

...real estate companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), private companies, pension funds, banks and life insurance companies with investment real estate a...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...real estate is required in the basement as well for a storage tank.

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

...real estate, education, the non-profit sector and other professional services. There are also 11,346 LEED credential holders in Canada, the largest number of LE...

Real estate

Downsizing your home: buying tips for seniors

...real estate agents and moving companies, older buyers can turn to senior moving services for convenient start-to-finish help during the moving process. Shoppi...

Dirrtt Environmental Solutions, Green Wall
Lifestyle and environment

Green Business Certification Inc. and Canada Green Building Council Join Together to Advance the WELL Building Standard

...real estate communities in Canada to come together to support human health through the built environment.” As GBCI aims to introduce WELL in markets spannin...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...real estate in small apartments. Practical applications around here would be for small apartments, rooms with hot water located far from water tanks, or perha...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...real estate company Entra, the consulting firm Asplan Viak, the aluminum manufacturer Sapa Og and the environmental non-profit organization Zero. In February ...

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...real estate in your basement. So at the price of water, don’t hold your breath waiting for the payback on that one. You could also install composting toilets ...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...real estate developer, Michael Italiano, an environmental lawyer, and S. Richard (Rick) Fedrizzi the president of Green-Think, a marketing and communications co...