Tree planting to complete new green home
EVENT: Green Home Completion and Tree Planting Ceremony
WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2011
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
LOCATION: 149 Park Home Ave., Toronto
WHO/WHAT: Erin Stevens, LEAF arborist - Benefits to homeowners of tree planting
Michelle Oliveira, homeowner - Why we chose to build green
Toronto Councillor John Filion (invited) - Why Toronto needs more green buildings.
Adam Smith, YANCH Geothermal & YANCH Heating and Air Conditioning - The green benefits of geothermal technology.
(May 17, 2011, Toronto, ON – For Immediate Release) LEAF - Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests will be helping to celebrate the completion of a year-long green home build at 149 Park Home Ave., Toronto this Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. LEAF will be planting three trees on the property in locations designed to help keep the home cool in the summer.
Over the past year, Ms. Oliveira and her family have incorporated many green products and features while building their new home including: geothermal heating, ICF forming in the basement, bamboo floors, drain water heat recovery, a heat recovery ventilation system and interlocking/permeable paving.
Immediately following the ceremony, the homeowner’s children and some of their friends will help mulch the three new trees.