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 FreemanTeam® 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 FreemanTeam® 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: