The city of Toronto is increasingly active in promoting and encouraging green developments and eco-friendly, sustainable lifestyles. Residents are encouraged to "live green", and local programs include Renewable Energy incentives, Community Power initiatives, and an Eco-Roof Incentive strategy among others. Many of Toronto's new condominium developments are now built Green, following the Canada Green Building Council's LEED® Green Building Rating System, which recognizes building projects that have sustainable site development, are water and energy efficient, use renewable or recycled materials, and are built in mixed-use, walkable locations.
The Freeman Real Estate Ltd. and Elden Freeman are proud to be the founders of the National Association of Green Agents and Brokers (NAGAB), Canada's largest association of Greenrealestate® sales representatives committed to sustainable building practices, energy efficiency, and overall environmental awareness. As part of this association, Freeman Real Estate Ltd. is a corporate Greenrealestate® leader with knowledge in Greenrealestate® residential, commercial, and community building principles. This background allows us to better guide environmentally-aware buyers to properties in Toronto that promote sustainability and energy efficiency.
The National Association of Green Agents and Brokers and the Freeman Real Estate Ltd. are dedicated to creating buyer awareness of key housing initiatives and programs that positively affect the environment. We promote an approach to real estate that: