Home office / Guides

The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...home' time? In the midst of our personal lives, how do we focus on the work at hand without being distracted? Creating an office space separate from the home ...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...homes rating system. Designed for active living and built to last – this ultra modern 2000 square foot, 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom home includes a large separate o...

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...Home © Falcon Ridge Contracting To see more about Net Zero Homes see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Net Zero Home flo...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...home that produces all its own energy, including that needed for a home office, a secondary accommodation on top of the garage and two electric vehicles. In d...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...Homes: ENERGY STAR promotes guidelines for energy efficiency in new homes resulting in homes that are at least 20% more efficient than homes built to provinci...

Under bed storage
Interior design and furnishing

Storage ideas for small spaces

...home that can make life in a small home a lot less cluttered. Here are some ideas on how to transform dead space into storage space. Use the bottom of...

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...homes are a very credible option for high performance home construction. When it comes to high efficiency sustainable housing , until recently prefab homes di...

Shipping container home
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly?

...home construction. To render a container house energy efficient in a cold climate, you'd need to insulate it outside, and possibly inside as well. You would n...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...homes , plumbing and water conservation , and all about sustainable and energy efficient home design in the Ecohome Green Home Building Guide pages .

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...home, such as worker satisfaction and savings on office space. 2. Eat local and grow a garden. One great advantage to having a bit of property is the abilit...

Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

...home livable? This query sparked the Livable Homes initiative launched by Perkins+Will. The initiative surveys participants around the question ‘What makes ...

Search...