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Ontario Students enter U.S. Competition for best Solar Powered Home

Students from Algonquin College, Carlton University and Queen’s University are teaming up to build a solar-powered home in hopes of winning a prestigious U.S. competition. The competition, called the Solar Decathlon, has been around for ten years now and has … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Green Roof Three Years Later

Three years after it was built, the Vancouver Conference Centre’s green roof has become a part of the scenery.  But is this novel take actually living up to its original hype? Well in some ways the answer appears to be … Continue reading

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The Latest in Environmentally Friendly Homes

If you are looking for homes for sale in Vancouver or condos for sale in Vancouver you may want to think about the environmental impact and energy costs of your future property.  While not every home will have state-of-the-art best … Continue reading

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Green Homes can Save you Money

The combination of economic uncertainty and planetary climate issues have made going green when it comes to home design more important than ever.  Not only will greening your home help to save the environment, but this can also help save … Continue reading

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