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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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...Canada is below 7°C in winter, if an Earthship in Canada truly did warm a house to a comfortable temperature, it would disprove the second law of thermodynamics...

Carpenter ants are a common pest and nuisance to get rid of in homes
Pest control

Removing insects and rodents from your home, safely & humanely (by preference)

...house is one thing; keeping them out is another. They can get through very small holes, so do a meticulous inspection of your house, particularly at major junct...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
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Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...Tiny house designs such as the Tiny Tack Hous e , Built-in storage designs for small spaces , Coach houses , Laneway houses , and learn if Tiny Houses are Good ...

A sustainably built, ultra modern and affordable tiny house
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NOMAD Micro Home fuelled by crowd funding, takes green building world by storm.

...Tiny House Design, FastCoExist and well, too many other places to recount, one could say it's clear that the green building world is enamoured with this Tiny Ho...