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Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

Badly needed infrastructure for charging electric vehicles coming from the provinces, along with financial incentives for purchase

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Radon and vapour barrier below slab on grade floor
Healthy indoor air quality

Vapour / radon barriers below slab floors

Installing a 10 mil polyethylene barrier below a concrete slab floor to prevent moisture wicking and create a radon gas barrier

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Prefab frost-protected shallow foundation form kit
Slab on Grade

Raft slabs - How to build on problem soils

How to build on sites with expansive soils, high water tables and poor bearing capacity.

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Shaded vegetable garden
Landscaping and food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

Don’t let a lack of direct sun exposure stop you from growing your own food, there area many vegetables that will grow well in the shade.

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The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

With the help of the Ecohome design team, home builder Alain Hamel builds "The Most Resilient House in North America".

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Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping and food production

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

How to identify and choose plants that are native to your region.

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Dense-packed cellulose wall insulation
Wall assemblies - new construction

Dense-packed cellulose insulation wall systems

Dense-packed cellulose insulation in double stud walls offers high performance while maintaining a low carbon footprint. Here we bust some of the unfortunate...

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