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Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
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Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

...Tiny House legislation has made Tiny Homes legal for permanent residency , FabCab components can be shipped anywhere in North America. The company is expanding ...

The Hemloft, Joel Allen's secret treehouse near Whistler, BC
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This Cool treehouse near Whistler, BC became a global sensation because it used recycled materials off Craigslist!

...Tiny House or Tiny Home, then take a look at all these too! Especially the articles on building a Tiny House on a Tiny Budget ... or this truly beautiful Tiny h...

The Otis mobile tiny house
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The Tiny House Movement may have gotten tinier with the arrival of Otis

...Tiny House Swoon . If you're a Tiny House enthusiast, check them out, you won't be disappointed.

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
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The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...tiny solar and wind-powered dwelling will be available for sale later this year. Nice Architects has already completed a prototype, and they plan to ship the fi...

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...

Ottawa Coach House
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Ottawa now allows backyard coach homes

...Houses or Tiny Houses) to be constructed on existing residential properties when space allows for it. The result was positive, with 60% of respondents in favour...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...House? EcoHome also decided for LEED certification instead of Passive House certification because even though the Edelweiss House’s energy consumption for hea...

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours (In Theory Anyhow)
Renewable energy

Can you really power your home with a bicycle generator?

...Tiny Home , check out our building guide pages , or use our Edelweiss House as an example of what is possible when you design for optimum energy efficiency from...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...house: We just can’t stress this enough — a smaller house is a more efficient house. A smaller house means less land to excavate, less materials to manufactur...

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...

An attic with 'insulating paint' which doesn't insulate
Insulation and soundproofing

Does 'insulating paint' work?

...houses and tiny houses as well. People living in homes without proper insulation or the money to undertake a proper retrofit can also fall victim to this scam, ...