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Grey Water Recycling Never Looked Better
Greywater Recycling

Greywater recycling never looked better

Jang Wooseok designed the Eco Bath grey water recycling system to address water conservation in washrooms. Mission accomplished, and elegantly so.

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Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

Whether you are building a home, you just bought a home, or you want some energy conservation tips for your apartment, it all starts here. Our tips below wil...

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Real estate

Real estate

What to look for in a new home and location

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Concept, design and architecture

Important tips for a successful build or renovation

Planning and budget tips for home building and renovating

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Renewable energy

Micro-power generation

Solar power good, power plants bad. If only it were that simple. There are many variables to consider when investigating ways to produce your own power.

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HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

Ontario's Home Energy Rating and Disclosure plan (HERD) is great news for home buyers

The HERD plan will require all homes in Ontario to include an energy rating before listing so buyers will have a better idea of what a house will cost to ope...

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Off-grid, passively-heated LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

All about off-grid power generation

In this second post in a series on off-grid living, Craig Anderson outlines the energy systems of his house and explains why he chose them.

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Passively-heated off-grid LEED house in Low, Quebec
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog: a firsthand account of building and living in a remote area

This is the first in a series of blogs we will post from Craig Anderson about the ups and downs of building an off-grid home.

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