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Urban Redevelopment and Residential Infill Lowers Carbon Impact At Lower Cost

It’s now everyone’s responsibility to take care of our environment. One such way is reducing our carbon emissions. Carbon emissions have a far-reaching impact on our environment by its drastic effects on climate change. Urban redevelopment and residential infill reduces the carbon impact of GreenHouse Gas (GHG) and helps to improve our environment. Read on …

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Infill Developments 101:  Separate Your Needs FROM Your Wants

Knowing and separating your ‘needs’ from your ‘wants’ is critical for designing and budgeting your new infill home. A simple technique of creating needs and wants into two lists will save you a lot of time and anxiety and keep you within your affordable budget. Although simple on the surface, this important step can be …

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Infill development brings invigorated life with a fresh look to a well-functioning neighborhood.

Edmonton’s infill association, IDEA (Infill Development Edmonton Association), is a proactive group that provides education and resources on infill development to the community and industry. Its stated mission- “To promote and advocate for high-quality infill development within Edmonton” creates a vision for Edmonton’s existing neighborhoods to flourish as communities with diverse housing and healthy lifestyle …

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Renovating an Older House Versus Building a New

Renovation of an older house versus demolition and building a new infill is a question often asked. Distinguishing between good older houses worthwhile upgrading through renovations versus building a new home has important considerations like scope, cost, time, and knowing what you need (versus what you want)…not to mention intangible considerations like energy efficiency, sustainability, …

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Infill Design- Affordability with Style

There is a BIG difference between affordable housing and housing that is affordable. Affordable housing is the government-subsidized kind. On the other hand, housing that is affordable describes the ways that the design and construction methods can reduce the cost of owning a house. Designing and building affordably isn’t a niche anymore. Many are talking …

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