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Building Construction is Changing with the Times

The Orillia-based Lowry Building Co. focuses on sustainable, environmentally-friendly building methods that emit fewer greenhouse gases than conventional construction. Owner Ben Lowry says he’s “mostly interested in energy use, passive-house-style

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Reducing our Emissions at Home

Housing—Sustainable Orillia’s focus for the fourth quarter of 2021  Sustainable Orillia has determined that “housing” will be our theme for the 4th quarter of 2021 (October-November-December).  Readers will find that

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Ten reasons to have climate hope

A recent article in the David Suzuki Foundation’s newsletter, Finding Solutions (Summer, 2021), presented a positive message for its readers, one that Sustainable Orillia would like to pass on to

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