Break Into The Green Building Industry!

This Thursday the Emerging Green Builders kicked off 2016 with our first event, a speaker session on starting your career in the green building industry. Our speakers were Andy Schonberger (@BuildSmartAndy) of Cisco Systems, and Jim Lord (@Jim__Lord) of EcoVert – two guys with extensive experience in the green building field.   Here’s a list…

D-1 Until COP21

The 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (or COP21 for short) is about to kick off in Paris tomorrow and will run until December 11th.  We’ve all heard about it in the news lately I’m sure, especially as Prime Minister Trudeau has invited opposition party leaders and premiers to…

National Housing Day Rally 2015

On November 20th I gathered with the crowd outside the Supreme Court of Justice, waiting for this year’s National Housing Rally to begin.  This was my first rally – ever –  I had no clue what to expect.  But the Supreme Courts, which had failed to recognize housing as a public right just two years earlier,…