Would you like to contribute to research in Green Homes? By: greening homes

October 9, 2015
Announcements, Community, Green Materials, Resource Efficiency

Do you own a home? Are you planning, currently engaged in, or have ever undertaken a home renovation with green and sustainable features? Do you have an hour to spare? My name is Mahtab and I am a graduate student at the University of Toronto. I am researching effective strategies to get homeowners engaged in […]

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The latest in Passive House building – coming soon! By: greening homes

September 17, 2015
Announcements, Community

  We recently attended the 2015 North American Passive House Conference in Chicago to learn and share with the leading builders and designers in the field of passive and sustainable building. Over the next few weeks we’ll be releasing a series of posts to cover the many exciting and innovative presentations, seminars, and product demonstrations […]

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We’re Hiring a Construction Manager/Site Supervisor By: greening homes

August 11, 2015

Construction Manager/Site Supervisor Residential Renovation We are looking for a Construction Manager /Site Supervisor 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 who have the skill and experience to lead a build team from start to completion, often […]

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The Green Majority spotlights Greening Homes By: greening homes

July 30, 2015
Announcements, Community, Site Stories

The Green Majority recently interviewed Chris Phillips and Steven Gray on what it takes to improve a home’s ecological footprint – during a renovation and after, with insights into the award-winning Beechwood project. Even if a homeowner does not opt for a deep energy retrofit, they’re still making a difference through Greening Homes’ 5 pillars. […]

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Architect Spotlight: Jonathan Friedman of PARTISANS By: greening homes

July 15, 2015

This week blogTO wrote a piece about PARTISANS, a firm we admire greatly. Along with their other prestigious accolades, PARTISANS has been awarded the 2015 – Best Emerging Practice award – and a Design Excellence award for their Grotto Sauna from the OAA. We have had the fortune of working with Jonathan Friedman, a partner […]

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Greening Homes Wins the Prestigious Canadian Green Building Award! By: greening homes

June 2, 2015
Announcements, Community, Project Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2015 Toronto Green Building Leader Receives Prestigious Canadian Green Building Award Greening Homes recognized for transforming post war house into one of the most energy efficient in Canada (Toronto, ON) – Greening Homes is thrilled to announce that its Beechwood Project – a deep energy retrofit of a post-World War II bungalow in […]

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“The glory of the entropic potential of water!!” By: greening homes

April 21, 2015
Announcements, Community, Green Materials, Indoor Health, Resource Efficiency

Title Statement by: Jacob Deva Racusin, Monday April 6th, 2015 For most, Easter Long weekend was an opportunity to get out of town or spend time with family. This year, for the members of Greening Homes, it was an opportunity to spend some time in the classroom delving deeper into the realms of building science. […]

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Introducing Our New Office Space! By: greening homes

April 15, 2015

We’re excited to formally announce the opening of our new Junction Triangle office space at 163 Sterling Road, Unit #167! We wasted no time filling the space, as almost our entire crew participated in an intensive 4-day building science workshop over the Easter long weekend. Our new home is a reflection of our general renovation […]

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