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Creative Eco Friendly Holiday Decor Ideas for your Halifax New Home

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 by Polycorp

You don’t have to spend a lot of money when it comes to decorating your home for the holidays. In fact, there are plenty of inexpensive ways to make your new home in Halifax festive. Consider these creative and eco-friendly holiday ideas to decorate your home this season.

Live Green at your Q Lofts Condo

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 by Polycorp

Going green is an easy process when you take the necessary steps to do so. Help reduce your carbon footprint by following these tips. Q Lofts condos are located in a vibrant, invigorating and walkable community. A benefit to living here is that you can walk, bike, car share or use public transportation to get around town. Not only will this help improve your health but it’ll also reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere, making for a better environment. As you venture around Halifax, support the local merchants.  Buying locally will stimulate the economy and cut down on carbon dioxide emissions since the products aren’t shipped from far away.

Q Lofts the Quintessential Walker’s Paradise

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 by Polycorp

More and more prospective home buyers are trading in long commutes for walkable communities. Located off of flourishing Agricola St. and close to bustling downtown Halifax, Q Lofts offers quintessential urban living. Walkscore rated this condo in Halifax NS location as a “Walker’s Paradise” with a score of 93.

The Benefits of Purchasing an ICF Insulating Concrete Forms Built Home

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 by Polycorp

From location to floor plans, there’s so much to consider when purchasing a home.  Throw in a choice between a concrete home and a wood-frame one, and you have a lot more thinking to do.  If you’re not familiar with what exactly Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) are, in laymen’s terms it means the walls in your home are roughly a foot thick, and consist of approximately six inches of concrete and over five inches of insulation.  All of the homes at Ravenscraig are built using this energy-saving construction.   Here are eight benefits of choosing an ICF built new homes in Halifax NS.

Q Lofts – what goes into the LEED for Homes Platinum rating?

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 by Polycorp

Polycorp is committed to green construction practices and sustainable development.  Q Lofts, Polycorp’s new condos in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is aiming for the LEED for Homes Platinum rating.  And what are we doing to achieve that rating? Here are just some of the energy saving features planned for Q:

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