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Sensible design, material re-use and using recycling centers can reduce what you send to a landfill.
Recounting the trials — and joys — of building a Canadian home that meets the "Passivhaus" standard.
The Nail Kicker quickly and easily removes nails from old lumber, saving costs on material purchase as well as waste disposal.
A comeback for radiant floors heated with air tubes
This type of concrete reduces the carbon emissions by 70%, fuel consumption by 30% and water use by 80%.
A study showed that reflectors on solar panels can increase their performance by up to 30%
Wood is a natural material with no off-gassing and no treatment necessary.
Handing over the keys to the new owners of a LEED home built by students and donated to Habitat for Humanity
A Saanich, BC. home is the first certified with the CHBA's Net Zero Label
Planning and budget tips for home building and renovating
Intelligent home devices allow you to control your home remotely, and send you notices of problems
Solariums and sunrooms in cold climates will not add heat to a homes as commonly thought.
Natural paint is non-toxic, cheap and easy to make and provides a beautiful texture to walls.
Advice from a green building project manager: how to develop a construction budget and stick to it.
The Ice Box Challenge compares Passive House construction to standard code-built construction by measuring the volume of melted ice after weeks in the sun.
Kitchen counter alternatives to pressed wood: composite paper, aluminum, recycled porcelain, glass and quartz. Here is a look at their durability and cost.
How to identify and choose plants that are native to your region.
This hurricane-proof home can withstand a 200 mph impact.