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Timber frame construction
Wood and organic materials

Wood frame construction

...greenhouse gas emissions than that of wood. In effect, building with wood is a measure that can help combat climate change, provided that an equal amount of n...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...Green Building website Zero Net Energy home minimalist interior design © bioi Zero Energy Home Kitchen design © bioi ...

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...

net zero energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Natural Resources Canada launches net zero energy pilot project

...built Custom Homes Ltd. Vancouver, BC www.sonbuilthomes.com Sustainable TO Toronto, ON www.sustainable.to Wrighthaven Homes Limited Elora,...

Disposing of old batteries
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...built right into their counters. You can also opt for a homemade design and convert a vacant space in the kitchen into a waste collection area. The important th...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...Green Home Rating systems in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages .

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...green building design feature that will save you money while improving your quality of life, EcoHome even have a design and rating system designed around it cal...

Ecohome's passively heated Edelweiss House
Efficient home design

Are better insulated homes worth the money?

...built to meet code, and ones that perform several times better, and better is often cheaper. A bit cheaper in the short term, much cheaper in the long run. ...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...Green Building Guides A green building video series on our website And the EcoHome Green Building YouTube channel . More about LEED V4 certification Mor...

Concrete, wood and steel structures compared - Timber Frame wins!
Materials and resources

How wood structures compare to steel and concrete for Carbon Footprint

...Green: environmental product declaration (EPD) of wood, concrete and steel Green Building Advisor: wood as replacement for concrete and steel in skyscrapers ...

Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...built efficiently enough to create huge energy savings compared to a standard "code built" house? Especially if it is possible to build comfortable and super-ef...

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