The feds invest in greening your home By: greening homes

March 2, 2021
Green Materials, Resource Efficiency

The Prime Minister made a big announcement in December that will have far reaching impacts on home renovations. Buildings account for 17 percent of the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions – 22 percent in Ontario and a whopping 55 percent in Toronto.  This sector also generates a lot of jobs, which are urgently needed to help […]

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How Many Blower Door Fans Does It Take to Test Airtightness at the Evergreen Brickworks? By: greening homes

December 18, 2015
Community, LEED for Homes

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in some airtightness testing at the Evergreen Brickworks (a LEED Platinum building). The testing was for a research group from Ryerson University and was led by Greg Labbe and Shervin Akhavi from the BlueGreen Group. To sufficiently depressurize the building, seven blower door fans were required!  We were very […]

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