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It’s official: Main Street is going green.
Although the pastoral Oblate lands along the Rideau River are facing massive change, developer The Regional Group and builder eQ Homes announced Tuesday that the mixed-use community planned for the 26-acre site just south of the Queensway, which has been touted as a green project from the beginning, will be seeking LEED-ND certification. 415 more words
When buying furniture, it’s easy to consider the look, feel, and function of a piece. For the environmentally-conscious, however, sustainability is an equally important factor. When I am not purchasing second hand or antique furniture because of their higher quality and sustainability factors, I always ensure that the businesses I purchase from maintain sustainable building and trade practices. 596 more words
Flat Montreal rooftops can be transformed into urban oases – but architect Owen Rose warns homeowners to involve the right kinds of professionals, and to be willing to wait out lengthy municipal permitting processes. 1,064 more words