Green Housing / Guides

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...green home renovations and upgrades in the Ecohome Green Home Building Guide pages.

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy
Concept and design

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy - video

...Housing Research Centre in Alaska. REMOTE stands for 'Residential Exterior Membrane Outside-insulation TEchnique' . Edelweiss house LEED Platinum V4 wall as...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...housing and building on infill lots which serves to protect green space and environmentally sensitive areas by slowing urban sprawl. Sustainable Sites (22 poi...

Lifestyle, location and commuting

Home-buying tips for seniors looking to downsize

...green building at Ecohome, North America's green building website .

Yukon's first LEED certified home
LEED Homes

The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...housing that promoted community engagement. New zoning regulations for these more modestly sized lots included maximum setbacks to keep homes closer to the st...

Mobile tiny house
Tiny house

Is Tiny House living in a cold climate good or bad for the planet?

...housing. Tiny House living is a housing trend that has inspired radically scaling back home size, which is a very good thing. The average house size in the US...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

Pre-fab homes are a very credible option for high performance home construction. When it comes to high efficiency sustainable housing , until recently pref...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...greenhouse gas emissions from your building materials as well as during the future operation of the home. Slab-on-grade construction is a somewhat uncommon me...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...housing option from cradle-to-grave in both its relatively compact design for a 3-bedroom home and material selection to reduce the total carbon footprint and g...

All About Hemp Wood Flooring, How it's Made, Where to Buy?
Flooring and stairs

Natural non-toxic hemp flooring by HempWood & Tennessee Wood Flooring

...green home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - also, learn more about the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership here .