carbon footprint / Guides

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...carbon footprint of your home, with or without your own renewable power generation such as having solar panels on your roof . If you live near a windfarm, that'...

LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

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

...carbon footprint of their buildings. “This has been a strong year so far and the CaGBC is very proud to see green building and LEED continuing to grow across ...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...carbon footprint of our energy needs. This compares to Canada, where around 67% of Canada’s electricity comes from renewable sources and 82% from non-GHG emit...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...carbon footprint of eco homes & sustainable construction ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Off Grid a...

How to Insulate Exterior Walls from the Outside US Canada Ecohome
Walls and Roofs

The easiest way to insulate walls from the exterior in older homes

...carbon footprint and improving a building's comfort level. It may look easy to go buy some packs of rigid insulation panels down at the local hardware store and...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...carbon footprint by as much as 90% Chosen EV Charger Brand : Rematek energy charging station for electric vehicles Wastewater treatment / Septic system ...

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours (In Theory Anyhow)
Renewable energy

Can you really power your home with a bicycle generator?

...carbon footprint. Theoretically then moving towards home solar , wind power and even bicycle generators can make for a more efficient home, as you rely less on ...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...carbon footprint, not reducing it. All of Quebec is on renewable power, as is much of British Columbia and a growing percentage of many other provinces. Clean...

Prefab & Modular Construction is Booming for Sustainable Homes
Planning and Design

Prefab & Modular Construction poised for dramatic growth in 2020

...carbon footprint modelling information tools – which is enabling increased adoption of prefabrication. In order to better understand the main drivers and obst...

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...carbon footprint, and even a list of your most energy-consuming appliances or devices. It can also help you set monthly budgets and goals for energy consumption...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...carbon footprint and your food costs. Not only that, it's often healthier and even tastes better. Any would-be gardener would love a sunny backyard or even be...