Natural Building / Guides

DIY Natural Earth Pigment Paint, Making it at Home is Easy
Healthy indoor air quality

DIY recipe for natural healthy paint

...natural building or a home with natural paints or plasters, you can tell instantly. Natural earth pigment colors and textures bring an unmistakable warmth and c...

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...natural pools are becoming more common here as well. Why choose a natural swimming pool over a chlorinated pool? Natural pool image via naturalswimmingpoo...

How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...Building Guides - at North America's online Green Building Website, EcoHome.net

Ontario’s first LEED certified hospital
LEED Homes

Ontario’s First LEED Certified Hospital

...building occupants who choose this mode of transportation. “Buildings are a prime example of how human systems integrate with natural systems,” said Rick Fedriz...

UBC's Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
LEED Homes

UBC Lab Exceeds LEED Platinum becoming one of North America's greenest buildings

...building such as cement, steel and aluminum. CIRS interior © Don Erhardt Quick facts about CIRS: Natural lighting: CIRS’ U-shape design maximizes natural daylig...

CaGBC, LEED green building trends
LEED Homes

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.

...building owners and developers reported decreases in energy consumption in their green buildings compared to similar buildings. 68% of building owners and dev...

Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
Living Building Challenge

What is the Living Building Challenge?

...building challenge? The Living Building Challenge is the most rigorous and comprehensive of all building rating systems. Performance requirements include net ...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...natural, and extremely durable building material. And if you live within 2400km of Saguenay, you can get a black, grey or charcoal counters now and still get th...

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

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...natural wood finishing oils, and they are very transparent about the composition of their products which are mainly plants and some other natural materials. The...

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...building, how energy efficient a building is largely depends on the building envelope. It controls heat loss, air leakage and the movement of moisture. What i...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...natural paint , non-toxic and natural wood finishing oil , living green walls in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages

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