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Reclaimed sunken lumber for wood ceiling
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Choosing between wood and drywall for ceilings

Wood is a natural material with no off-gassing and no treatment necessary.

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Naturally finished red oak floors
Flooring and stairs

Flooring material options

Find healthy and durable flooring that is right for you.The following is list of the pros and cons, durability,cost and lifespan of various flooring materials.

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Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

Whether you are renovating or building, the materials you choose for interior finishing will affect not only aesthetics, but also indoor air quality. Here is...

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Installing recycled drywall in the Edelweiss House
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Choosing the best drywall - video

Drywall may all look the same sitting in stacks in the store but they are very different in performance, strength and ecological impact

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Marmoleum is a non-toxic eco choice for flooring
Flooring and stairs

Marmoleum: a healthy and durable flooring option.

Marmoleum is not just your grandmothers floor anymore, this healthy, durable flooring is an excellent choice for even the most modern of homes.

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LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

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

Canada continues to demonstrate its progress in fighting climate change with 204 registered and 211 certified LEED projects in Canada between May and Septemb...

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Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

Beyond just lower utility bills, there are other financial incentives to buy or build green homes. Here is a list of some federal, provincial and municipal p...

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Roxul mineral wool batt insulation
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications

Understand the performance characteristics and limitations of insulation before you make a purchase.

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