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Tour of SHF President’s LEED Silver Home

June 2, 2014

About 30 delegates from the Green Building Council conference had a side trip to north Toronto for a guided tour of the Bell home. John Bell, President of the Board for the Sustainable Housing Foundation, showed a slide show of the extensive renovation to this 1970’s house that has resulted in some innovative features that have cut his energy bills extraordinarily.

Bell House Living Room

Living Room

The modern design of this beautiful family home belies the hidden wonders of the sustainable components built into the home.  From solar voltaic to waste water heat recovery and a state of the art grey water recycling system this home has it all.

For more information on the house, read the article from BEC Green.

waste water heat recovery

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Engagaing Sustainable Communities Event

The Sustainable Housing Foundation is pleased to be partnering with CMHC,  Scotiabank and CRESNET to bring you a full day forum focusing on sustainable communities.

Date: Thursday June 26th, 2014 8:30 am to 5 pm
Place: Fantasy Farm Event Centre, 50 Pottery Rd. Toronto
Register: Send an email to our Registrar

There is no charge to attend but you must pre-register. Space is limited so please register early.

Download the Agenda and Registration Flyer here.

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