RENOMARK APPROVED By: greening homes

May 7, 2013

Greening Homes is pleased to announce we are now fully accredited members of BILD and RenoMark! Our RenoMark accreditation lets you know that we meet (and in most cases exceed) industry standards. More importantly for you, it proves we operate in a responsible and trusting manner, work in a safe manner, provide project warranties, and […]

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! By: greening homes

April 23, 2013

The spring weather has finally come and the Greening Homes crew is back on their bikes. Many of the crew road their bikes throughout the winter but now almost everyone is back on two wheels. We have a Smart Transportation Policy that promotes alternatives to conventional construction vehicles. We believe in using the best tool […]

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March 28, 2013
Green Materials, Project Update, Resource Efficiency

We are at the half-way mark of our exciting Leaside ICF addition. Below are some of the milestones we have reached and a list of our next steps! Exterior masonry has been completed This includes adding two basement windows in the existing brick and closing in a side door and milk door. See upcoming blog […]

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March 15, 2013

Starting tomorrow we will be participating in the National Home Show & Canada Blooms, which runs until Sunday, March 24th. This gives you 11 days to come and visit your favourite sustainable renovator! Home shows give you the opportunity to meet great product suppliers, get some ideas for an upcoming renovation or landscaping project, and […]

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February 14, 2013
Waste Diversion

At Greening Homes we renovate a lot of century-old homes. Every year, we remove and replace a large number of original leaded windows in these renovations and we are always on the look-out for new ways to divert these from landfill. In the past, Greening Homes crew have made some creative tables and shelving out […]

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THESE WALLS CAN TALK… By: greening homes

January 17, 2013
Site Stories

Old homes are abundant. Some have been updated more often or more recently then others, but invariably, a Century old home has had a number of minor or not so minor renovations over the course of its life. Renovating an old house is like peeling back the layers of a giant time capsule. During the […]

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ICF ADDITION By: greening homes

December 15, 2012
Project Update

Greening Homes is undertaking its first ICF project for a one-storey addition in Leaside. For this project we are working very closely with the homeowner who designed the addition and selected most of the materials and finishes to be used. The ICF manufacuter is Amvic, and they produce their blocks right here in Toronto. Amvic was selected […]

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1 OF 6 IN ONTARIO By: greening homes

November 29, 2012
Announcements, Resource Efficiency

Connor Malloy, our Operations Manager recently received his LEED® AP Homes accreditation. Connor joins just 5 other professionals in the province with this specialty and brings tons of ideas to the table. In all there are 2,119 LEED® AP”s in Ontario (including our President and one of our Construction Managers) and we hope more professionals […]

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