Green Building with Aggregates

At first glance it might not be apparent that the Earth Rangers Centre is an exceptional building since much of what makes this building so special is hidden beneath the surfaces, literally. The Earth Rangers Centre’s use of concrete as our building material of choice is explain
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Geothermal: An Energy Efficient Model for Comfort

The temperature outside is constantly changing, but the temperature of the earth a few meters below the surface stays constant throughout the year.  This means that no matter the outside temperature, the ground always provides the same temperature. When designing the Earth Rangers Cen
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What does this cave have in common with an office building?

With the summer heat and humidity upon us, most homes and businesses rely heavily on air conditioning to stay cool. High temperatures are often accompanied by a humidex rating which indicates the effect of humidity on comfort levels. So how did people deal with these temperatures befo
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OTS Video About the Gym

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In January we completed the gym renovation project. This project was undertaken with a green building angle. The recycled Pro-fit rubber floor was donated by National Rubber, and refurbished machines outfit the space for tenants to use. Check out this video case study of the project.
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Greenbuild Expo

Greenbuild tour
We were happy to have had the opportunity this fall to participate on the trade show floor of the Greenbuild Expo, the worlds’ largest green building conference. Hundreds of delegates came to see how the partnership between Earth Rangers and Schneider Electric is helping to push
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BASF Helps to Reduce Environmental Impact via its Concrete Products

Concrete plays an integral role in heating, cooling and ventilation at the Earth Rangers Centre. In almost every space, concrete is visible. Radiantly heated and cooled slabs, earth tubes and the thermal mass construction of the building all rely on concrete as the base building mater
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Tire-Derived Products:Sustainable Materials Build Ontario’s Economy

Author: Andrew Horsman There was a time when the construction industry only cared about tires if it was a tire on a piece of equipment or truck was flat. Now recycled tire products are materials that help create a building, as the importance of sustainable building takes hold and scra
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