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The next straw: straw bale builds part of a greener future

Rot and fire-resistant straw bale cementous modular builds also offer an R40 insulation rating with few thermal bridges. These new designs have also become the ideal greener replacement for schoolhouse portables, which in turn is cost efficient for clients.

Improving Concrete with Recycled Tires

UBC researchers find strength in adding rubber fibers to concrete mix design.

The LED Jobsite shedding light on energy reduction in construction

From area and room lighting to crane and pit lighting, the LED Jobsite is a purpose-built solution for all temporary lighting requirements.

Moving Forward with Canada’s Net Zero Building Design

The Joyce Center for Partnership and Innovation is intended to be just the first of several pilot projects that will help the CaGBC refine the Zero Carbon Buildings Framework and Ellis Don's Carbon Impact Initiative.

Vancouver Bylaw the Future for Green Demolition

A 2014 Vancouver bylaw has proven success in the reduction of demolition wastes entering the landfill.