Sustainable / Guides

LEED Silver mid-rise in Gatineau, QC.
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Sustainable building practices create prosperous communities

...sustainable development leaders from all over the globe. The aim of the event is to demonstrate how sustainable buildings play a role in improving communities...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...sustainable for the community. There are many great developers out there. Chris Higgins works with the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) as the LEED Can...

Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
Kitchens

Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

...sustainable kitchen counter options that we quite like for green homes with Passive House PHIUS+ certification or LEED v4 certification standards, not just for ...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

Pricing green kitchen countertops - there's never been a bigger choice of sustainable kitchen counters

...sustainable kitchen countertops, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable no...

Are Laminate Countertops Good for Sustainable Green Counters in Homes?
Interiors

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques...

Stairs made from reclaimed barn beams
Wood and organic materials

All about wood

...sustainable wood: We live in a country with over 400 million hectares of forest, so the supply is there; it's simply a case of properly managing it. That also...

LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

...sustainable development to earn LEED’s highest level The iNova Credit Union in Halifax, NS, which certified LEED Silver. The goal of this project was to devel...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...sustainable green homes with healthy and high-performance materials and to standardize the manufacturing process so these beautiful homes could be affordable. ...

Habitat workers raise a wall at the the Red River Ex June 2011
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...sustainable.” The CaGBC will have 100 spots available to charitable building organizations in the first year, with that number reviewed annually. Charitable o...

UBC's Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
LEED Homes

UBC Lab Exceeds LEED Platinum becoming one of North America's greenest buildings

...sustainable building in North America, a $37 million 'living laboratory' that will help to regenerate the environment and advance research and innovation on glo...

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

Finding environmentally friendly materials

...sustainable material. The design of your home, where you live and your lifestyle are all factors that determine what the most ecologically responsible products ...