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Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...social service agency operating in the City of Toronto supports housing for over 37,000 people at 12 housing sites. As cities strive to improve housing affordab...

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

...social and cultural connectivity. But aren't there other Tiny Home ecovillages? Yes, there are other Tiny Home villages being developed, but usually as a pr...

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition
Design

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...social distancing between patrons. Two other Canadian students receive an honorable mention: Simon Boudreau and Marc-Olivier Desjardins from the Université ...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

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

...social spaces. The project has been tailored to its inhabitants, offering up environmental features as a way to enhance their day-to-day working life. The green...

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

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...social responsibility component as well. The building will have 328 market condos, 50 rental units and 102 low income social housing units - all contributing to...

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

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

...social media to launch the "Get on Board" campaign (see here for more details*) , giving people a chance to win free Bee-Mobile transit for a year . This will a...

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

...social conformity and postponing the costs of action. We’re also misinformed and intentionally misdirected. We don’t see well into the future or beyond our imme...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...social isolation" measures being implemented, there is bound to be a temporary global reduction in CO2 production. The International Energy Agency (IEA) goes ev...

Why Recycling Plastics Needs Legislation to be Effective
Health

Microplastics in drinking water : ‘It’s like eating a credit card every week’

...social media messages that steer public perceptions to certain conclusions on the source of the plastic problem, the reality is that the microplastic pollution ...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...social issues than an itinerant one. Also Increased funding for subsidies, which is possible when there's a legal recognition for certain classes of housing, de...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...social sustainability. Responsible manufacturing gets our vote We encourage all other manufacturers of construction products, home heating etc , to take as ...