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Greenbuild 2011 - Part 2

Greenbuild 2011 – Part 2

With hundreds of vendors, spread across multiple buildings, as well as dozens of lectures to choose from, Greenbuild 2011 was a big place. In the first part of this series about my experience at Greenbuild 2011, I looked at the trip as a whole; in this post I'm going to touch on some of my favor

Posted byon10.20.2011inEnergy, Green Building, Sustainable Tech

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Greenbuild 2011

Greenbuild 2011

Last week I went to Toronto for Greenbuild 2011. This was the 10th Greenbuild conference, the largest, and the first held outside of the USA. The theme of the conference was "What's Next?", which served as a framework for everything discussed. This is the first in a series of posts that will out

Posted byon10.12.2011inGreen Building

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How to get started with green building

How to get started with green building

As energy prices rise and demand for green buildings increases, how to get started with green building is a question that is being asked more frequently. Today I’ll go over a few tips & resources to get one builder started. I’m a general contractor near Kelowna BC and I’d like to

Posted byon03.12.2011inDIY Projects, Green Building

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How to Choose Eco Friendly Paint

How to Choose Eco Friendly Paint

Painting is not only one of the most common renovation or remodeling projects people do, it's also one that can have the highest impact on the indoor air quality in your home. Luckily, it's now easier than ever to make your next paint job eco-friendly and healthy for your family. Everyone rec

Posted byon02.2.2011inDIY Projects, Green Building

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