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Outside the Box: Getting our waste to pay our energy bills

Can your waste help pay your energy bills? If recent innovation becomes common, our garbage may do just that.

Canadians are among the largest producers of solid waste in the world. 713 more words


Overall Trends

  • The top two reasons for building green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%).1
  • The global green building market grew in 2013 to $260 billion…
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New RedVector Course - Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)

RedVector is proud to release a new course, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs).

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are new sustainable, structural and panelized building materials that can be used for roofs, floors, and wall panels. 142 more words


New RedVector Course - Sustainable Building Technology

RedVector is proud to release a new course, Sustainable Building Technology.

This course covers key essentials in sustainable building technology, primarily in the areas of lighting, HVAC, and plumbing. 173 more words


IDES 244 Project 1: Sustainable Design Manifesto

For my design manifesto, I started off reading up various manifestos focusing more on those that talked about sustainability. I also looked at a lot of articles regarding sustainability and practices posted by the GDC and etx.  550 more words


Keys to designing a sustainable home

So you want to build an ecological home?
There’s a good deal more to it than installing solar panels, geo-thermal cooling systems and energy-efficient appliances. 1,038 more words