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CaGBC certifies 10th zero-carbon building

Posted on Wednesday, December 04, 2019 09:25 AM

From Link2Build

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced November 27th that it has certified 10 projects under its Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) standard.

The projects—four...

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LEED v4 surpasses 1,000 builds

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 09:29 AM

From Link2Build

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced November 14, 2019 that there are now more than 1,000 projects registered to the LEED v4 rating system.


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Can plastic pavement curb the world's epidemic of plastic waste?

Posted on Monday, November 11, 2019 10:39 AM

From CBS News

Ninety percent of the plastic we use ends up in landfills, or in the world's oceans. Now, a Scottish firm has invented a way to recycle that hard-to-use plastic for...

Province opens green infrastructure funding stream

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:23 AM

From Link2Build

On October 28, the Ontario government will begin accepting applications from small-community governments to fund the construction of green infrastructure projects.


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Green roofs can make cities healthier and happier. Why aren’t they everywhere?

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:51 AM

From Fast Company

Rooftops covered with grass, vegetable gardens, and lush foliage are now a common sight in many cities around the world. More and more private companies and...

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