The real threat to birds? It’s not wind turbines, according to a new study out of Canada that calls into question some often-cited mortality figures.
Canada scores a big zero in geothermal energy, but an industry groups will undertake a crowdfunding campaign in the hope of changing that.
While Canada’s capital city debates rejecting use of the LEED standards in its building codes, the new Ottawa Convention Centre earns LEED Gold certification anyway.
A year after completion, the prefabricated, super-insulated Rainbow House in Whistler, B.C., became the first Canadian residence to be officially registered by the Passive House Institute.
Canada had a record-setting year for LEED certifications in 2012, with more than 300. Here are a few noteworthy recent projects that added a green tinge to Canada’s red maple leaf.
A number of researchers are experimenting with adding recycled straw, paper and wood to create bricks and modular blocks with superior thermal performance characteristics.
An offshore wind power project planned for British Columbia’s Hecate Strait wants to use a new 4-megawatt Siemens turbine, but it will have to overcome hurdles first.
Taking part in the LEED Volume Program, Target will expand into Canada for the first time in 2013 with 124 stores that are all seeking LEED for Existing Buildings certification.
Researchers say virtual energy audit technology built for smartphones could speed up vital conservation behaviors.
In the wake of a 2007 movie on visionary architect Michael Reynolds, the cheap, deep-green Earthship building model is increasingly a thing in Canada.