Eco-friendly materials / Guides

Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
Tiny house

Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

...eco-friendly and economically resourceful spaces. The FabCab Tiny House sustainability features include: Efficient design: Open concept layout maximizes...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

...eco-friendly building materials, the cost comes down considerably. 'Eco' products are mainstream now, so they are consistently becoming more affordable and easi...

Are Laminate Countertops Good for Sustainable Green Counters in Homes?
Interiors

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...materials, recycled materials, food-safe surfaces , formaldehyde-free and low VOCs materials or that it is durable and long lasting (pushing back the replacemen...

Shou sugi ban carbonized wood siding
Exterior cladding

Shou sugi ban carbonized wood siding from Japan, what is it & how to make it?

...materials . How carbonized wood finish is made: Wooden boards are burnt on each side, which is usually done with a blowtorch . Using a stiff brush, carbon r...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

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

...materials in the first place. The EC3 tool from Skanska is a free-to-use tool that has a data base of materials that allows architects and designers to calcul...

How to Find & Order In-Stock Essential Products Online COVID-19 & Coronavirus

Life Hacks to help stay Eco during Quarantine & Ordering Online

...eco-friendly projects for the whole family if stuck in quarantine or locked in at home during social distancing. We've come up with some great ideas and those w...

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

...materials. Choosing the right environmentally-friendly and high-performance building materials is critical for building a green home. By the time you get to t...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...materials Where most building materials have a ‘carbon footprint’, meaning the amount of embodied energy required to extract raw materials and manufacture pro...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...materials proven to be eco-friendly and durable for a long and maintenance-free lifespan. Exterior cladding materials were chosen for the ecological charact...

Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Eco Homes
Concrete and masonry

Low-carbon concrete by CarbonCure Canada - lowering the carbon footprint of buildings

...eco-friendly building materials, and due to that demand, more manufacturers are showing up in the market all the time as demand increases. But nothing so far ca...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...materials. There are also no heavy metals used in the colouring pigments, so it is a completely sustainably-made and healthy product. "In our natural wood fin...