Tag: building materials

Reducing Embodied Emissions

Achieving net zero in Canada’s built environment. By Will Nash The materials that we use to shape the built environment are largely human produced—and it can...

Report: Canada needs a mission-based approach to decarbonize our buildings

A new report by Efficiency Canada, a policy advocacy and research organization at Carleton University, outlines how to spark innovative approaches to building retrofits. There...

Innovative affordable housing pilot project in Vancouver

An affordable rental housing pilot project is underway in Vancouver that will help BC Housing evaluate innovative building materials and designs aimed at tackling...