Sustainable Products / News

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

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...sustainable green building products Green Home Certifications – LEED, Passive House, Living Building Challenge, Passive Solar Index

Ikea - Just How Sustainable is the Swedish Big-Box Furniture Retailer?
Products and Materials

Ikea Sustainability and their new Sell-Back Program

...sustainable products anyway. So, Kudos to you Ikea we are suitably impressed, though not with your marketing department though - some of your stuff looks more d...

Greenwashing - CMA Launches a New Investigation to Recognize it and Stop It
Products and Materials

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating "Greenwashing" of Products - Good!

...products (see here for definition) and much prefer clear and ethical labeling, like the FSC labels for sustainable wood products . So we were heartened to hear ...

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

...sustainable and equitable future.” Trane Technologies takes a collaborative approach to sustainability through its Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainabi...

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

...products and technologies or are willing to learn them". “ With the BC Energy Step Code, British Columbia has set a new national bar for action on new-buildin...

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...products for commercial and residential applications. See here for more information about Formica Corporation, its products, special programs and promotions. ...

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

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

...sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms or sustainable green building techniques in general see the pages below or visit the EcoHome Sustainabl...

Living Building Challenge
Health

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

...sustainable and healthy building materials along with energy efficient home design. Find more pages about sustainable construction and how to reduce emissions...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

Cellulose rigid foam board insulation - the environmentally-friendly styrofoam replacement?

...sustainable building practices and the use of environmentally-responsible building products wherever possible, so this is exactly the kind of advance we are thr...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...sustainable materials were specified throughout the project. As parents of young children, our clients were rightly nervous about modern industrialized building...

Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

Carbon negative concrete goes into pioneering “green” CMU blocks – Quebec leads the way!

...products has commenced in 2021. What is the problem with cement and concrete? Portland cement, the most common type of cement used worldwide, is produced by...