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Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

...Canada launches $2.6B of home improvement grants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan introduced the Canada Greener Hom...

Canadian new vehicle sales to be zero emissions by 2035
Commuting

Canada requires all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in 2035 to produce no emissions

...Canada. The government has set the country on a clear path towards achieving Canada’s new 100 percent zero-emission vehicle sales goal, and a prosperous net...

Carbon Tax USA & Canada - If it brings investment to lower carbon then it's good
Policy and Regulations

Carbon tax in Canada or USA – How More Tax might be a Good Thing

...Canada introducing the Canada greener homes grant , and the zero interest $40,000 deep energy refit loans scheme - making it easier for other consumers to choos...

Tesla solar roof
Renewable Energy

The Tesla Solar Roof price and release date

...Canada this summer, though there may be a waiting list at first. As for cost, the claim about it being cheaper than standard roof coverings is a little dubious ...

Tiny Houses for Sale, Plans, how to Build all here at EcoHome
Urban planning

Tiny Houses - The first official Tiny Home Eco Village in Canada gets approval in Okotoks

The First Tiny House strata in Canada is Officially approved in Okotoks Here at EcoHome we love Tiny Houses, which is probably why we have a full section dev...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...Canada. “ The province has proven out an innovative new model for transforming communities for a low-carbon future, and other provinces and territories can conf...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...Canada’s first LEED V4 Platinum home for the same budget as code-built, a home described as " A phenomenal achievement " by Canada Green Building Council Presid...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...Canada that will help the precast industry in particular. Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Green Construction US joining Paris a...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...Canada established their place as a leader in reducing carbon footprints of cities and homes years ago with their Greenest City 2020 Initiative led by Mayor Gre...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...Canada. In addition to LEED, the CaGBC also supports the Living Building Challenge, Passive House Standard and EcoDistricts in Canada.

Design

Got a Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

...Canada including single- and multi-family housing, both new and renovated. Commercial, institutional, industrial and interior projects outside of Part 9, incl...