“The glory of the entropic potential of water!!” By: greening homes

April 21, 2015
Announcements, Community, Green Materials, Indoor Health, Resource Efficiency

Title Statement by: Jacob Deva Racusin, Monday April 6th, 2015 For most, Easter Long weekend was an opportunity to get out of town or spend time with family. This year, for the members of Greening Homes, it was an opportunity to spend some time in the classroom delving deeper into the realms of building science. […]

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Home Show Season! By: greening homes

March 13, 2015
Announcements, Community

It’s that time of year again–we’re gearing up for Home Show season! We’ll be at the National Home Show & Canada Blooms from March 13–22, Booth: #2224, Direct Energy Centre, Hall A.  And at the Green Living Show from March 27-29, Booth #1024 & 925, with Sage Living Toronto, Metro Convention Centre. Home shows are great opportunities […]

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Living Tradition: Re-using Jobsite Waste By: greening homes

December 11, 2014
Community, Resource Efficiency, Waste Diversion

Shane MacInnes is a Greening Homes employee who has been helping with on-site waste diversion by turning unwanted scrap material and wood into beautiful and functional home décor. Shane’s inspiration was to reuse the commonly scrapped pieces of LVL. LVLs are used to span large distances in floors that conventional lumber cannot and are part […]

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Introducing Tenzing Gurung, Our New Coop Student By: greening homes

December 1, 2014
Announcements, Community, Site Stories

Photo: GH Crew member Nate Jones with Tenzing Gurung We are happy to welcome Tenzing Gurung, a coop student from George Brown College to the Greening Homes team! We recently sat down with him to learn about what drew him to Greening Homes and about his interests in Green Building. GH: What college program are you […]

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Day 2 at GreenBuild 2014! By: greening homes

October 25, 2014
Community, Green Materials, Resource Efficiency

It’s Day 2 here at GreenBuild 2014: New Orleans. I’m off to the Rock ‘N Bowl for a zydeco concert tonight. This’ll be a short post! GreenBuild always introduces one or two neat new things worth a call out. This year, all conference attendees were provided with hotel room card keys made of FSC-certified birch […]

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Day 1 at GreenBuild 2014! By: greening homes

October 23, 2014
Community, Green Materials, Resource Efficiency

  GH President Chris Phillips will be blogging daily about his experiences in New Orleans at the Greenbuild Conference. — Hello from New Orleans and GreenBuild 2014! Once again, this conference — produced by the United States Green Building Council and the largest green building convention in North America — is enormous, with almost 40 […]

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Green Energy Doors Open a Great Success! By: greening homes

October 9, 2014
Announcements, Community

We had an amazing turn out for our Green Energy Doors Open Event at our Beechwood Deep Energy Retrofit last weekend. We had over 120 visitors with lots of familiar faces. Previous and current clients, as well as industry professionals and the curious general public came by. We actually had a line up before we […]

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48 Ramps Built with StopGap for the Annex! By: greening homes

September 11, 2014

Building on our great relationship with the StopGap team, our GH crew volunteered their time to build ramps for neighbourhood businesses in the Annex. This was our biggest build yet, and all 48 ramps were constructed and primed in short order. We had five GH members out to cut, build and prime the ramps while […]

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