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LEED Certification Improves Buildings, Public Health and Careers

LEED Certification Improves Buildings, Public Health and Careers

Careers in the green building industry continue to expand. From architecture to manufacturing, being familiar with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program is essential for success in a world increasingly aware of natural resource shortages and human health issues. LEED stands for Lea

Posted byon06.27.2012inGreen Building

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Conference to explore Living Buildings in Victoria

Conference to explore Living Buildings in Victoria

The Living Building Challenge, created in 2006 by Cascadia Green Building Council founder Jason F. Mclennan, is the first building standard designed to go beyond simple reduction of environmental impact and take a restorative approach with the intent of creating zero impact and actively providin

Posted byon05.23.2012in@ Green Geek, Green Building, Society

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On-site Wastewater Treatment Technology - Part 1

On-site Wastewater Treatment Technology – Part 1

Recently I received a comment from a reader who was looking for information on on-site wastewater treatment systems available in Canada. The requirements were fairly specific; scalable from 4 to 40+ people, and able to treat domestic wastewater to re-use quality. Each criteria alone would have b

Posted byon03.14.2012inGreen Building, Sustainable Tech

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Greenbuild 2011 - Part 3

Greenbuild 2011 – Part 3

Today is 1 month since I returned home from the Greenbuild 2011 expo. I've had time to reflect on some of the things I experienced and learned while there, investigate some of the companies and technologies I encountered, and begin to implement some of the energy and ideas from Greenbuild into m

Posted byon11.7.2011inGreen Building, Sustainable Tech

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