March 2019

Found 2 blog entries for March 2019.

How Sustainable Technology Is Used in Residential BuildingsGreen technology has been noticeably absent in traditional construction in North America. This isn't to say that the technology isn't being utilized, but it also hasn't been adopted en masse the way environmentalists have hoped it would be. However, this is beginning to change as developers and construction companies alike see the benefits of using sustainable solutions. More and more homes are using smart home technology. See how Canadians have started to embrace the green movement, and what it means for the future of building.

New Heating Systems

Zero Carbon standards haven't been implemented in Canada yet, but Ontario is certainly beginning to set the right example. The development company known as The Cora Group has been busy finding

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Hazardous Issues Commonly Found Around the HomeMost individuals feel safest at home, especially if it's a newly purchased or newly constructed home. But there are some common home hazards that homeowners should be on the lookout for. Here are five of the most typical dangers around the house to be aware of.

1. Fire Hazards

Overloaded electrical outlets, frayed wiring, unextinguished candles or cigarettes or an unexpected grease fire can cause a disaster in the blink of an eye. Be sure to have properly placed smoke detectors throughout the home, and test them monthly. Keep working fire extinguishers in fire-prone areas and be sure to never leave cigarettes or candles unattended.

2. Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide is often referred to as a ‘silent killer,' because it is an odourless,

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