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<p>What's the easiest way to find an environmentally-friendly place to live?<br /></p>

How can I find a green place to live in Vancouver? Are there listings of apartments, houses or neighbourhoods in the Vancouver area that are particularly efficient and innovative in green ways? Are there affordable LEED- certified apartment buildings in this city?
Sarah, Vancouver

I'm not familiar with a database designed specifically for renters -- or buyers for that matter -- to locate “green” homes in a given Canadian city. However, you mentioned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified apartment buildings, and those are easier to find.

The Canadian Green Building Council maintains a searchable list of projects currently registered on its website at David Suzuki Foundation

Lindsay Coulter gives you the straight goods on living green. Send your questions to queenofgreen@metronews.ca. For more great tips, visit The David Suzuki Foundation at davidsuzuki.org.

 
 
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