Part of the mandate of the Green Building Centre is to focus on consumer and industry education. Here’s you’ll some resources to make the right choices when it comes to green technology, from building your home to improving your carbon footprint.
The Home Retrofit Guide
Canada’s pre-1950s buildings are typically uninsulated, and therefore consume more total energy than the transportation sector. The Home Retrofit Guide is an online, interactive building retrofit guide full of advice, best practices, and resources to help homeowners or their contractors insulate vintage houses effectively. From the DIY-er to the first-time homeowner with help, this guide is a great first step to make sustainable choices.