New net-zero shipping container project proposed to address growing need for affordable housing Image

New net-zero shipping container project proposed to address growing need for affordable housing

Alberta will soon be home to a new shipping container community, designed to address the need for more affordable housing in rural communities. There are plans in place to roll out these shipping container communities in other areas across the country.

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ENERGY STAR certification now available for new high-rise residential buildings in Ontario

Last week, Natural Resources Canada announced that new mid- and high-rise residential buildings in Ontario can now qualify for ENERGY STAR certification for the first time ever.

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This Winnipeg builder wants to be the IKEA of the new home industry

A Winnipeg-based builder is trying to change the industry with their prefab, net zero detached homes. KITHOUSE is about to make waves, and Ontario may need it now more than ever.

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6 tips for throwing an eco-friendly block party this summer

Now that summer is here, outdoor time is a treat. So, it’s time to get creative with ways to enjoy the fleeting summer weather while it lasts.

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How you can help make Toronto a greener city at home

The City of Toronto partnered with three community groups on the Toronto’s Greenest Neighbourhoods project with the goal of encouraging more people to take advantage of rebates and incentives for home energy retrofits.

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Charging your electric vehicle in your condo just got easier

In an effort to fight climate change, the province of Ontario is making it easier for condo owners to charge their electric vehicles (EVs).

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$100 million to support energy efficient retrofits in Ontario homes

The governments of Canada and Ontario recently announced up to $100 million in funding to support energy efficient retrofit projects for homeowners.

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Eco-friendly home upgrades to make in 2018

Keeping up with the latest home upgrades and design trends can be difficult because homeowners’ preferences seem to change at lightning speeds. However, eco-friendly living is one trend that has only gotten stronger over the last few

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5 Stunning Buildings and the Future of Sustainability

Earlier this year, eVolo Magazine announced the winners of their 2015 Skyscraper Competition. The award was established in 2006 to recognize innovative architects and designers that are changing the way we think about vertical living and architecture

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Generations Y and Z Want Green Homes!

We think it’s finally safe to say that the “green trend” is no longer just a trend. The sustainability industry is huge now with companies, inventors, and innovators coming up with new designs for buildings, materials, products, and technologies every

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