07. 04. 2017

Decline of U.S. Retail

Department stores have long been the anchor tenant and main attractions for shopping malls in the United States. They assure landlords and smaller tenants a steady flow of foot traffic most parts of...

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26. 12. 2013

Mexico City’s Historical Battle With Affordable Housing and Rent Control

Since the beginning of the 20th century, and continuing even into the 1940’s, leasing in Mexico City was characterized by constant increases in rent, due to a policy that encouraged the construction of...

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21. 11. 2013

Quick Changes to Update Your Kitchen

Often the busiest place in the home, the kitchen reflects the look and feel of your whole house. While a major kitchen renovation can be time consuming and expensive, there are several small...

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14. 11. 2013

Keep the Heat in Your Home

How Super-Insulating Your Attic Can Save Energy — and Money Many Canadians are doing everything they can to cut down on the amount of energy used around the house. One of the best...

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17. 10. 2013

Auxiliary Water Sources

How to Supplement the Water Supply in Your Home Canadians enjoy some of the highest-quality water in the world. But despite our abundant supply of fresh water, it remains, by its very nature,...

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26. 09. 2013

Energy Efficient Retrofits For Your Home

Save Money by Insulating Your Home Canadian homeowners are becoming increasingly interested in improving the energy efficiency of their homes. This is a particular concern for Canadians who live in older houses that...

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11. 09. 2013

What is a LEED Building?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a design system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council in 1998 that rates the design, construction, operation and management of buildings in regards to their...

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07. 09. 2013

Sustainable Housing: Lungs for Your House

Stale air, lingering odours and high humidity can happen in the best of homes and sometimes, simply opening a window can bring relief.  When it’s mild outside and there is a breeze, opening...

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23. 08. 2013

Buying a House with a Tankless?

As tankless systems become more and more prevalent here in the greater Toronto area it has become more common for potential home buyers to discover a tankless water heater in the basement. We...

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26. 07. 2013

Energy Retrofits Done Right

Energy efficiency retrofits can reduce your energy consumption, environmental impact and save you money. However, if not done properly, replacing windows, adding insulation and reducing air leaks can have unintended effects on your...

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