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Tiny Houses encouraged Washington State for Affordable Housing WA
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Tiny Houses - Washington State promotes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...tiny homes in many ways: The new law specifically Defines tiny houses for the first time as follows: “ Tiny houses ” and “ Tiny houses with wheels ” are...

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

...tiny houses inevitably include. But the question remains whether or not Tiny Houses are a good solution to climate change and housing. Tiny House living is a ...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

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

...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 f...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...house insulated with foam panels that has a propane-powered clothes dryer, cook stove and water heater. Here is how Mike Reynolds described that very house in...

Polished concrete floors and counters
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Finishing concrete floors with silicate densifiers

...tiny, interconnected air pockets in it that will absorb moisture and other contaminants, and stain easily. It will also endlessly release dust into the air thro...

Shipping container home
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly?

...house is strong, but so is a solid wood-framed house . There is a common association between container houses and green roofs, partly due to the fact that conta...