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Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...pre-fab straw bale walls. "The treatment of human waste into useful compost rather than being one of the largest environmental problems facing our waterways i...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...pre-fab manufacturers, including high R-value walls and breaking thermal bridging. If you are considering this route, there are pre-fab walls that meet LEED s...

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...pre-fab construction practices. Here is what you might have heard and already think about straw bale homes: They are too labour-intensive and therefore expe...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...pre-fab kit homes . There are two significant environmental benefits with prefab houses: their components have never been exposed to the elements, and all the...

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?

...walls of this Passive House & LEED ready home kit are made almost exclusively using ecological materials from natural sources: double-stud wood framing, recycle...

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?

...walls of this Passive House & LEED ready home kit are made almost exclusively using ecological materials from natural sources: double-stud wood framing, recycle...