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Wood framed multi storey buildings are becoming more and more common; the one planned for Vienna, Austria next year would be the tallest in the world.

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

The year round off-grid greenhouse demystified, a Guest Post by Lindsey Schiller

7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse

Here are a few simple tips for when you're installing windows that will help them perform better and last longer.

How to install windows for the best performance and durability

More and more people are finding great benefits from living in small spaces. Take a video tour of a tiny house in Montreal

Tiny Refuge: Tiny home in Montreal

With Tesla on the scene will some of the longstanding hurdles of solar home battery systems be overcome?

Elon Musk plans to bring Tesla into Solar home battery market

Whether you are renovating or building a new home, our categorized guide pages can help you through the process. We have something for all projects, from location and design to finishing and landscaping.

Green building guide

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World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Wood framed multi storey buildings are becoming more and more common; the one planned for Vienna, Austria next year would be the tallest in the world...
7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse
The year round off-grid greenhouse demystified, a Guest Post by Lindsey Schiller..
Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Here are a few simple tips for when you're installing windows that will help them perform better and last longer. ..
Tiny Refuge : a tiny house in Montreal (Video Tour)
More and more people are finding great benefits from living in small spaces. Take a video tour of a tiny house in Montreal ..
Elon Musk announces new Tesla house battery
With Tesla on the scene will some of the longstanding hurdles of solar home battery systems be overcome?..
Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey on tap.
Imagine siphoning honey straight from the hive, no muss, no fuss, with little to no stress on the bees...
Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
A resilient home is one that is better prepared to face the challenges of a changing climate, ideally providing security of heat, water and food...
Ecodrain greywater recovery unit
Ecodrain is the first company we've seen to turn greywater heat recovery units on their side, making heat recovery option where it might not have been before...
Kenogami house Best Resilient Design
A case study by Alex Wilson of the Resilient Design Institute on Ecohome's Kenogami House in Northern Quebec..
Energy modeling simulation of heat loss through thermal bridging
When one section of a wall conducts heat much quicker than another, we refer to it as a thermal bridge, and that can greatly reduce the overall R value of a wall.Thermal breaks are the solution...
Triple pane durable and high performance windows
Your choice of windows will have a big impact on both your comfort and your heating bill. Here is a guide to walk you through all the intimidating jargon you will face when making those decisions. ..
Lunos Ceramic core Heat Recovery Ventilator
A heat recovery ventilation system (HRV) is essential for fresh air in a well-sealed home. The Lunos is a high efficiency model serving new homes and finally offering a suitable option for retrofitting older homes. ..