The making of a healthy energy efficient home By: greening homes

September 1, 2016
Community, Green Materials, Indoor Health, Site Stories

This healthy home renovation will be featured during Green Energy Doors Open, September 10. For details and to register visit: Houses are becoming more energy efficient than ever before. They will become even tighter due to changes to Ontario’s Building Code, which come into effect in January. This is good. The more airtight the […]

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Would you like to contribute to research in Green Homes? By: greening homes

October 9, 2015
Announcements, Community, Green Materials, Resource Efficiency

Do you own a home? Are you planning, currently engaged in, or have ever undertaken a home renovation with green and sustainable features? Do you have an hour to spare? My name is Mahtab and I am a graduate student at the University of Toronto. I am researching effective strategies to get homeowners engaged in […]

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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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