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Stories Tagged - Green Housing


Nov. 15, 2012 | CREBNow

Harnessing the Sun

Some Calgarians have been known to grumble about the length of the winter versus summer seasons in the city. What most can agree on is that no matter what time of year, there's no shortage of sunshine.

Ongoing for a year now, ENMAX Energy's Generate Choice program offers affordable solar and wind power for the home thanks to funding from the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation.

Oct. 01, 2012 | CREBNow

September 2012 Residential Stats


Sept. 19, 2012 | CREBNow

Living Net-Zero in Calgary

Net zero living is a dream that has become reality for interested Calgary homeowners.

Partnering with Brookfield Residential properties, Landmark Homes has opened their first net zero energy, production-oriented suburban showhome to the public in the community of Cranston.

Sept. 18, 2012 | CREBNow

CREB® Home Smarts

Nearly half of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada come from our homes. They can be smarter than that.

We want our homes to be comfortable, safe, clean, healthy and to have the smallest environmental footprint possible. That's why consumers, homebuilders, homeowners, property managers, REALTORS®, local governments and schools are all focusing on building homes and buildings that serve people better.

Sept. 18, 2012 | CREBNow

Green Haven Living

New Calgary community touting smart, sustainable living

Not many people can say they're neighbours with a winning entry in a national sustainable housing project, but the new Calgary community of Echo Haven has the credentials to prove it.

About 15 years ago, Dave Spencer,development manager with Echo-Logic Land Corporation and others decided they wanted to build a green oriented home after volunteering for a project in Scenic Acres.

"We couldn't find anybody who could build kind of exactly what we wanted so we ended up buying this(2.2 hectares) in Rocky Ridge and of course we had more lots than we could use so decided to go into the development business," Spencer said.

Sept. 13, 2012 | CREBNow

Landmark Net-Zero Home

This morning Landmark Homes invited CREBNow to check out their first high efficiency showhome.

Stuart Wen, Marketing Coordinator with Landmark Homes gave us a tour and some in depth information as to how they made the home a net-zero home.

Aug. 09, 2012 | CREBNow

Urban Green Thumbs

While community gardens may seem a rather new trend in the scope of things, they've actually been around Calgary for almost 100 years.

Years ago the City Planning Commission came up with an initiative called the Calgary Vacant Lots Garden Club in 1914. According to a history prepared by Carole Stokes, an archivist with the City of Calgary Archives, the club's executive recognized the cultivation of Calgary's vacant lots would benefit the city's poorer families who could grow and harvest their own produce at a lesser cost.

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