Reclaimed building materials / Guides

Recycled building materials
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Where to buy and sell used building materials

...Building Supplies LTD Habitat for Humanity Restore Read more here about reclaimed and recycled building materials , building with shipping pallets and how...

Cutting a 110 year old dying pine tree.
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

The rise of urban logging

...materials for this project were not only local, they came from within 5 feet of the building site. The whole process of building this backyard studio (which B...

Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

...building materials Doors: Exterior doors from the past might be best left alone, since they are part of your building envelope and should be well-insulated an...

Bathroom with refinished claw foot tub and barn board trim in a home c
Materials and resources

Finding environmentally friendly materials

...building materials you’ll find, are the ones that have been used before. There are businesses that specialize in reclaimed materials by purchasing their stock f...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...building waste Reclaimed lumber and building materials Naikoon Contracting Ltd. is an award winning design-build company specializing in green residential proje...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...Reclaimed doors Pros : Reusing materials diverts waste from landfills and reduces manufacturing, shipping and foresting. Depending on the quality and suppli...

Stairs made from reclaimed barn beams
Wood and organic materials

All about wood

...Reclaimed wood from demolition : there are businesses that specialize in salvaging building materials from demolition projects, then offer them for resale in va...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...reclaimed such as the exterior brick and structural timbers. Numerous locally sourced materials are incorporated. And some components are cutting-edge technolog...

Diving to retrieve sunken timber from the log drive
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Reclaiming sunken timber from the log drive

...building materials go, it doesn't get much better than this. The end product is of superior quality, and you are essentially cleaning up rivers and saving fores...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

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

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

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...Building Guides A green building video series on our website And the EcoHome Green Building YouTube channel . More about LEED V4 certification More abou...