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Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
Tiny house

Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

...built accessory dwelling units from FabCab © Dale Lang 2010 Sustainably built accessory dwelling units from FabCab © Dale Lang 2010 ...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...green home construction, the Endeavour Centre will have an entirely sustainable home to sell, and the students that built it will have certification in green bu...

The EC3 Tool - Skanska - Calculating & Comparing Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Planning and Design

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Buildings, Introducing The EC3 Calculator From Skanska

...built of wood versus steel or concrete . The life cycle analysis of a building assesses the potential environmental impacts of a building from start to finish...

Aerial view of BRE Innovation Park Living City Campus
Lifestyle and environment

Seven experimental homes being built at the Living City Campus North of Toronto

...green building products. “Each of those new buildings will be built to different performance targets for water efficiency, energy efficiency, accessibility, etc...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...green home. An energy-efficient ‘eco home’ doesn’t necessarily need to cost a lot more than a code-built home because a lot of that depends on design , but choo...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...built into the street network to improve the water quality returning to the Fraser River from the site. Throughout the site, green space is being built to offer...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...Green Building Guides , on North America's favorite green building website - EcoHome.net... Finished Passive House standard home This...

How to Insulate Exterior Walls from the Outside US Canada Ecohome
Walls and Roofs

The easiest way to insulate walls from the exterior in older homes

...built in our YouTube green building video series . One alternative "mainstream" system that we like for attaching rigid exterior insulation on the outside of ...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

...built into a shield that is placed in one open doorway. This powerful exhaust fan draws air in from any existing hole in your air barrier no matter how small it...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...built inside a city’s limits means one less house was built outside of them. 11. More options for Green building certifications Passive House certified home...

Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...built, with a lake in the middle. Excess energy from wind turbines will be used to pump water out, then at peak hours, seawater will be allowed to flow back in ...