HIGH PARK REBUILD By: greening homes

September 15, 2012
Community, Project Update

This past summer we had the privilege of working with the High Park community and Mike Holmes to re-build the Jamie Bell Adventure Playground. The beloved park means a lot to our team and was holds many memories for those of us who grew up on the slides and swings there. The original castle structure […]

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HOT OFF THE PRESS By: greening homes

August 27, 2012

We are so excited to show you our new Sustainable Project Management Report (SPMR) that we provide all of our clients at the completion of their project. Each document is custom made and lists all of the project specific elements that make his project more sustainable. Providing this custom document is one way we try […]

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44 Ramps Built with StopGap for Roncesvalles! By: greening homes

July 17, 2012
Announcements, Community

On Saturday and Sunday this weekend, members of our crew (and some of their partners) helped out with a great initiative on Roncesvalles. Coinciding with the Polish Street Festival, we teamed up with a group building ramps for 44 stores along the East side of Roncesvalles from Queen to Dundas W. The organization called Stop […]

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Greening Homes in Haiti By: greening homes

March 7, 2012
Announcements, Community

As part of our mandate to increase awareness of sustainable building practice, Greening Homes supported Shane MacInnes, a Senior Crew member and Red Seal Carpenter, by subsidizing a large portion of his trip costs. We are grateful for Shane’s contribution to this project and are happy to help him share his experience building in Haiti […]

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Greening Homes Company Retreat By: greening homes

January 7, 2012
Announcements, Community

In January 2012 the Greening Homes crew put down our tools and packed up our outdoor gear to spend a weekend together with our families at the Algonquin Eco Lodge near Maynooth, Ontario. Between polar bear dips and skiing we met to review and revise our existing company policies and protocols. We worked together to better define […]

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Renovating Green: The Right Materials Choice By: greening homes

November 7, 2008
Waste Diversion

Greening Homes was featured in an article that details how to choose healthy material options for home renovations. The article  features pictures of a recent Greening Homes whole house healthy renovation completed in Summer 2008, in the Annex area of Toronto. Published in the Fall 2008 issue of CondoMonde Magazine    

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Greenest City – Rainwater Harvesting System By: greening homes

August 10, 2008
Announcements, Community, Green Materials

In July we worked with Greenest City to build a rain water harvesting system. Greenest City is an award-winning charitable organization that grows local organic food, youth leaders and healthy, sustainable communities with a focus on Toronto’s Parkdale-High Park neighbourhood. We facilitated the building of a rammed earth bag support structure (pad) for the new rain water […]

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