Job opening: Site Supervisor/Construction Manager By: greening homes

December 9, 2016
Waste Diversion

Join our growing company! Greening Homes is looking to fill one position: Site Supervisor/Construction Manager for Residential Renovation: Position: Site Supervisor/Construction Manager We’re looking for a Site Supervisor/Construction Manager who wants to join a young, growing, and multi-award winning renovations company, and help us build amazing green projects for our Toronto clients. We need candidates […]

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Christopher Phillips wins prestigious leadership award By: greening homes

October 14, 2016
Announcements, Community

An independent jury awarded Christopher Phillips, Greening Homes’ President, with the prestigious CaGBC-GTC Industry Leader Award on October 13 during the CaGBC Greater Toronto Chapter Gala and Awards. “I am really honoured to receive this award from the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council,” said Christopher. “The nomination came out of the blue, […]

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Space needed for exciting mystery project By: greening homes

September 19, 2016
Announcements

Greening Homes seeks to rent an industrial space to build its top secret project – a.k.a – Project X. And we need it soon. Can you help us? While we are unable to delve into the exciting juicy details of Project X at this time (except to say it involves creating a very special building), […]

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Greening Homes showcases latest in green and healthy building innovations at Green Energy Doors Open By: greening homes

September 8, 2016
Announcements, Green Materials, Indoor Health, Passive House

Media Advisory September 8, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Greening Homes, an award-winning home renovations company, will showcase groundbreaking innovations in energy efficient and nontoxic residential buildings during Green Energy Doors Open on Saturday, September 10 in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood, and Oakville. Green Energy Doors Open (September 9-11) presents hundreds of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy […]

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We’re in High Park Magazine! By: greening homes

September 1, 2016
Announcements, Community, Green Materials, Indoor Health

  Christopher Phillips’ article – Why your next home renovation will likely need to be green – is featured in the September issue of High Park Magazine!

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The making of a healthy energy efficient home By: greening homes

September 1, 2016
Community, Green Materials, Indoor Health, Site Stories

This healthy home renovation will be featured during Green Energy Doors Open, September 10. For details and to register visit: greenenergydoorsopen.ca/events/bertmount-healthy-home-retrofit Houses are becoming more energy efficient than ever before. They will become even tighter due to changes to Ontario’s Building Code, which come into effect in January. This is good. The more airtight the […]

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Passive House Retrofit: Five Years After By: greening homes

August 31, 2016
Community, Passive House

The Oakville Passive House Retrofit is participating in Green Energy Doors Open. For more, visit greenenergydoorsopen.ca/events/oakville-passive-house-retrofit More than five years have passed since my wife, daughter and I moved back into our newly reconstructed home, a home designed following PassivHaus principles. We witnessed and participated in the effort that went into turning a 50s bungalow […]

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Installing dense-packed cellulose in newly-framed walls By: greening homes

August 22, 2016
Green Materials, Indoor Health, Site Stories

Cellulose is an excellent insulation choice because of its high recycled content, low embodied energy, and – unlike foam-based insulation – it does not contain petroleum products. Its low off-gassing potential made it the ideal choice for the owner of a full-house gut project in Leslieville, whose health condition makes her sensitive to a variety of […]

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