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The Fiction Factory Wikkelhouse tiny house made of carboard
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Wikkelhouse: A tiny house made of cardboard

...tiny houses we post here would work in this climate but they do bring the tiny house movement front and centre and highlight the fact that smaller houses are co...

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...

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!

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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 ...

Shipping container homes, Good or Bad?
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly & good or bad to live in?

...Tiny Houses and resilient green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home On...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

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

...house to build, there are just a handful of Passive Houses in Canada, where winter doesn’t appear to be a passing trend. The living and ...

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 designed walls . Canada's first LEED platinum V4 certified home - The Edelweiss House © Ecohome Which Renewable energy system was chosen? Photov...

Poly vapour barriers in air conditioned houses can cause mold and rot
Healthy indoor air quality

Why you should Never Install Air-Con in a Home with a Vapor Barrier

...houses rot while old ones are in great shape? It should be no wonder that a leaky house with durable materials and very little insulation could remain in almo...

4th generation blowing agents for spray foam
Insulation and soundproofing

New HFO blowing agents for spray foam will make it over 1,000 times less harmful to the climate

...house gas. As a result of the 1990 Montreal Protocol to ban ozone-depleting gases - mainly chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) - hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) took their p...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...tiny house single bedroom homes to full-sized but eco-friendly 3 bedroom family homes - all with one huge difference compared to "standard" prefab houses - thes...

Under bed storage
Interior design and furnishing

Storage ideas for small spaces

From underneath a bed, under a subfloor or the underside of the staircase, there are many underutilized areas in a home that can make life in a small home a lo...