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Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...project, a philosophy that places the wellbeing of building occupants at its heart. Project credits Owner/Developer MEC Archite...

Zero Waste to Landfill Project - Australian Supermarket Coles steps up
Lifestyle

Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project - Australian Grocery Store Coles

...project where nothing will be sent to landfills , as one of several initiatives to help Coles meet its commitment to become Australia’s most sustainable superma...

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

...project. Having project experience is essential to attaining LEED credentials, but that opportunity is not always easy to find, so this is another leg up for NF...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...project across several WoodGreen Community Housing buildings is the first project in Canada to achieve the Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification...

Help Us to Help You - 3 Min Survey - Why Eco Homes are the Future
Ecohome

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

Ecohome is a global pioneer in promoting sustainable housing, and for ten years has provided free online green home building advice through our green home buil...

'Our House' fundraiser Jamboree in Ormstown, Quebec
LEED Certification

Habitat for Humanity 'Our House' fundraiser concert

...project is garnering tons of attention from the Quebec media, and their fundraiser Jamboree brought out some familiar names in the Quebec music scene. Read more...

Living Building Challenge
Health

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence

...project The Confluence is truly a green home For example, SAIT’s GBT LBC project team and the homeowners searched far and wide for salvaged materials, vette...

LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
LEED Certification

Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...project and hope that this inspires similar projects at other schools in the future. Below is a small sampling of images (courtesy of JHCarpentry) that ca...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...project database with further detail on all LEED certified projects, including project scorecards and photos, can be viewed on the CaGBC LEED Project Profiles w...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...project's feasibility. What is truly impressive, is the foresight that went into ensuring that it would be a success. The plants and trees used for the projec...

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

...project covering a total 10 hectare Eco-Village. At the regular meeting, Council approved the next steps for the Homestead Project, starting with Phase One. ...