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A Tiny House for sale locally set me thinking, should I buy a Tiny Home?
Tiny house

ARE TINY HOUSES FOR SALE LOCALLY A GOOD CHOICE FOR A FIRST HOME?

...Ecohome recommends that any Tiny Houses are systematically built with ductless mini ERV units as well as to the minimum code for water barriers and insulation for the areas it may be sited and lived in. You should therefore realize that it could be difficult if you ever wanted to sell your Tiny Home on wheels as ther...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...EcoHome Video Guide for a Slab on Grade Foundation with Solar Powered Radiant Heating below, or discover many more articles about Design, Insulation, Forming, Heating & Pouring of Slab on Grade by Clicking HERE all from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Or, you can watch all the EcoHome Slab On Grade Videos in this...

Hemp fibreboard and Hemp insulation - the Green Building choice
Wood and organic materials

Hemp building supplies

...ecoming a more accessible mainstream building product, most notably as hemp-batt insulation , and also hemp boards for cabinetry. Why choose hemp building materials? The growing and harvesting of hemp is a far more sustainable process than harvesting wood for use as building products, due to the short time period i...

Waste management

How to dispose of Construction waste responsibly

...insulation and high quality tapes to insulate and seal windows rather than spray foam. Using or disposing of old building materials: Re-using or repurposing building materials, where it makes sense. Use old boards as strapping as long as there are enough, that they are of good quality, and they are cons...

Future proof your home by preparing and building to for climate change
Planning and Design

Homes built for Climate Disruptions: A Primer for Home Owners and Buyers

...insulation for a home? How much insulation do I need in green home construction? Resilient design features for sustainable new home construction Why building a sustainable home is the best financial choice Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages or to le...