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Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

...grown in pots inside make beautiful, interesting and useful houseplants Now you know more about growing sprouts and microgreens at home to suppliment our diet, here are some more pages about growing food at home indoors or in backyards . Vegetables that grow well in the shade Growing food at hom...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...growing season. Mix a keyhole garden with vegetables that grow in the shade , and you've a winning combination for urban gardens! Here are your basic considerations for building a keyhole garden, broken down to four fairly simple steps. 1.) Site: Once you have chosen an area large enough to house an 8 - 10 foot dia...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...House with a Greenhouse, find more pages about Tiny Homes & sustainable & resilient green building techniques here : Backyard coach houses The laneway house movement Container houses - Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly? How to build a green house in a cold climate Grow...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...House © Mark Rosen. These were the kinds of facts I used to recite when people looked at me quizzically; the term “Passive House,” without further explanation, seems to make people visualize a house that will fall down if you punch it. Others confuse it with “passive solar” houses from the 1970s, which often ...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...houses are seen less as impressive by younger generations, and instead sustainable, responsible lifestyle features are the new symbols of success. So green up your house and show it off. This can be done by installing solar panels and a full retrofit, or simply by composting, growing your own food, and collecting rai...

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?

...House Movement has become a bit of a craze over the past few years in the US where I’ve been living, especially since reality TV channels started airing shows such as Tiny House, Big Living, Tiny House Hunters and Tiny House Nation to mention just a few. As much as this may come across as an appealing and sustainable l...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...house components & features that Emmanuel chose for his prefab LEED & Passive House home kit - These prefab home kits are configured to individual building lots & owner preferences: Prefab LEED & Passive House Kit Homes for Sale Northeast USA, Quebec & Ontario - Get More Info Here Insulated Slab-on-grade Prefab...

Real estate

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

...house has a garage, consider adding an electric vehicle (EV) charging terminal - I think most of us sense that we will be in an electric car someday, so a house that is already set up is a nice bonus. Electric cars are quickly increasing in popularity and the incentives offered make them more appealing all the time. ...

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?

...house components & features that Emmanuel chose for his prefab LEED & Passive House home kit - These prefab home kits are configured to individual building lots & owner preferences: Prefab LEED & Passive House Kit Homes for Sale Northeast USA, Quebec & Ontario - Get More Info Here Insulated Slab-on-grade Prefab...

Mobile tiny house
Tiny house

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

...Houses Worth it? Are Tiny houses a good investment? That depends on your lifestyle and how well you build them. Here are some things to think about before you join the Tiny House Movement and commit to life in an extremely small space. We have featured a number of tiny houses on our pages over the past few years, mos...

Moving to the Countryside - How to make it Work
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Moving to the countryside? Here's how that can work...

...houses. Yes, this probably comes as a surprise to many as you ask yourself, are kit houses considered a green home? That depends on how well they are made and the materials used. You can build junk houses in a manufacturing plant just as easily as all the junk houses being built in urban subdivisions, and you can bui...