The Sustainable Condo

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From 2004 to 2011, the Sustainable Condo received more than 400,000 visitors in Vancouver, Atlanta and Toronto.
This initiative ended in summer 2011.
The exhibit was dismantled and its parts donated to non-for-profit organizations in the Greater Toronto Area. This site is kept active for legacy purpose We thank all that made it possible by supporting the project: The Canadian government, CMHC, private sponsors, architects, engineers and builders that have contributed to they success of this project.

CNE (Aug 15-Sept 1, 2008)

EcoSmart Sustainable Condo was put on exhibition during the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) at Exhibition Place in Toronto, August 15-September 1, 2008.
The Sustainable Condo was in the CNE Green Zone within the CMHC Eco Pods (the former Music Building), located on Manitoba Drive just north of Queen Elizabeth Complex and west of the Go-Transit and TTC stops. Visitors were guided through the condo to explain more about the environmental features of this green dream home. Alongside the Sustainable Condo was the Toronto Fashion Incubator, Hydrogen Village, and a number of other exhibits to promote the idea that the transition from environmentally-friendly design to everyday life is easier than you think.
weblink: theex.com

CNE (Aug 15-Sept 1, 2008)

EcoSmart s Sustainable Condo was open to the public during the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) at Exhibition Place in Toronto, August 15-September 1, 2008.
The Sustainable Condo was in the CNE’s “Green Zone” within the CMHC Eco Pods (the former Music Building), located on Manitoba Drive just north of Queen Elizabeth Complex and west of the Go-Transit and TTC stops. Alongside the Sustainable Condo was the Toronto Fashion Incubator, Hydrogen Village, and a number of other exhibits to promote the idea that the transition from environmentally-friendly design to everyday life is easier than you think.
weblink: theex.com/

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CHIN Picnic (Jun. 28-Jul. 1, 2008)

The Sustainable Condo was open over the Canada Day weekend for the CHIN Picnic.
CHIN, Ontario s first multicultural/multilingual radio station, offered picnic visitors at Exhibition Place a wide variety of entertainment and a chance to tour the Sustainable Condo.

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Habitat

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Habitat for Humanity ReStores are building supply stores that accept and resell quality new and used building materials. They generate funds to support Habitat s building programs, while reducing the amount of used materials that are headed for overflowing landfills.
weblink: habitat.org/env/restores.aspx