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LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...community. John Hodges, a professor in the schools’ Carpentry Program, has been a long-time volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, an organization that for decades ...

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

...community of Okotoks as part of The Homestead Project . This large Tiny House village will be equipped with all the usual sustainable home and community requi...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...community. The town centre of Lac-Mégantic will be rebuilt using sustainable design and construction, which will reduce energy and resource consumption for owne...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...community contributions—donations that also helped develop programs, scholarships, bursaries and student support associated with the building. The building ...

SEM-B Mobility Launches it's Sustainable Urban Transit Solution
Commuting

A New and Sustainable Urban Transit System SEM-B Readies for Launch

...community accessibility linked to affordability? With a SEM-B Network operating in any given local community, the hope is that more and more people will no long...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

Tiny Houses - Washington State legalizes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...community living also. For a deeper look into the regulatory challenges tiny houses face, because most to date in Washington County have been illegal residenc...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

Efficiency Capital’s energy efficiency retrofit project across several WoodGreen Community Housing buildings is the first project in Canada to achieve the Inve...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...community-driven strategy to help Houston achieve carbon-neutrality by the year 2050. This plan identified a target of powering all Houston City operations wi...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...community to debate and question their overwhelming and complacent reality of an industry that will only change when we change - and that there's absolutely not...

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
LEED Certification

Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...community as a whole, but nowhere more than in the halls of the school. It's probably a mix of the high-profile nature of the project, the idea of building some...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

...community studying climate change (and the likelihood of us avoiding a total climate crisis meltdown in the future) are convinced that carbon-capture technologi...