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Net Zero Case Study: Bullitt Center - Green Materials

The Bullitt Center in Seattle, Washington, is one of the most self-sufficient buildings on the planet.  It is net zero energy and, after the water reuse system is approved by city authorities, net zero water.   511 more words

Energy Efficiency

Net Zero Building Nears Completion in Edmonton

the mosaic centre for conscious community and commerce is nearly ready for occupancy, which could make it the most northerly net-zero structure on the planet.

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From Guest Blogger Jen: Ten Steps to Sustainable Building - A Homeowner's Guide

The essence of sustainable building means using a process that ensures that the building is environmentally and resource efficient throughout its entire lifetime. You must take into account the design, construction materials, the overall operation, maintenance and care and renovation, which must also conform to green building techniques, and finally the demolition of the structure when its usable service life has ended. 572 more words

Sustainable Building

CaGBC ORC - A Year in Review

I have been blessed to volunteer with the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) regional chapters, both in the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa Region, over the past 5 years. 412 more words


New Video: Structural Brick Surprise!

Here’s the latest video explaining the big surprise we discovered in the walls… the Green on Gift home is constructed of structural brick! Please subscribe to the YouTube channel to get video updates.


This is Where Things Get Interesting

Hello, dear readers!

You may have noticed a significant lack of updates as of late.  People who know us are aware of the level of crazy we have reached, and those who have read previous posts know what we dream of doing.   715 more words


The Space In Between

“A naked space is raw, unborn, and filled with potential…let it not go to waste.” -Anonymous

Residual Space

MJLA undertakes the conventional idea of the residence as one building and visually pull it apart making it unique and site specific as… 348 more words