Turning green power into selling power

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Broker Kevan O’Conner uses his Tesla electric car to show clients properties and deliver a “green” message

Trees provide the coolest sun block

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Protecting your home with shade trees is one of the cheapest, most natural and esthetically pleasing improvements you can make.

Documenting a community’s green evolution

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When you’re trying to change the world, they say it’s a good idea to start small.

The unappetizing truth about food waste

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Each Canadian family throws out more than $1,000 per year in kitchen waste. To go one further, once the scraps hit the landfill site they become a major contributor to the production of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane.

Green real estate: Rethinking garbage

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By Elden Freeman The skies might be bluer, the water cleaner, the air much purer and our plant life greener if we could only minimize...

Test your eco smarts with this quiz

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You call yourself a tree hugger, perhaps a green activist or super saver of the world, but how well do you really understand eco-issues concerning the planet?

Buying a home with radiant heat

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With the stacked benefits of comfort, efficiency and health, there is a growing consumer interest in radiant heat.

Put the planet on your bucket list

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If environmental concerns have fallen low on your priority list or if you’ve been meaning to explore more eco options but never get to it, there’s no better time than now. Let’s begin the year with some easy suggestions for greening up your life.

The air we breathe

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You can’t expect clean, fresh indoor air simply by turning on your stove’s exhaust fan.

Green Real Estate: Indoor air quality

We often talk about outdoor air quality and pollution but what do we know about indoor air quality?