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2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...2019 was the first year ever when the majority of power in the US was provided by renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydroelectric power. And thi...

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in US - September 2019!

...2019 announcement on Twitter by Elon Musk For the remainder of September, Tesla is permanently waiving the $1500 solar removal fee requirement. Note, the ...

Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...2019? On a country-wide basis, the US saw a fall of 140 megatons in 2019, or 2.9% of total emissions, to 4.8 gigatons. US emissions have now dropped about 1 g...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

World Green Building Week (23 – 29 September 2019) is an annual campaign that motivates and empowers us all to deliver greener buildings - something that EcoHo...

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...2019 acquisition by Netherlands-based Broadview Holdings further accelerate that progress. Broadview’s commitment to sustainability makes them a leader in the...

World's First All Electric Commercial Aircraft Test Flight Richmond Vancouver BC
Renewable Energy

World's First All-electric Commercial Aircraft - Successful Test Flight Richmond Vancouver BC

...2019 With Vancouver 2020 "Greenest City" fast approaching, Harbour Air announced in March 19 that it had partnered with engineering firm MagniX in Washington ...

Tiny Houses for Sale, Plans, how to Build all here at EcoHome
Urban planning

Tiny Houses - The first official Tiny Home Eco Village in Canada gets approval in Okotoks

...2019 in the Alberta community of Okotoks as part of The Homestead Project . This large Tiny House village will be equipped with all the usual sustainable home...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...2019 carbon emission levels, and it was the largest year on year decline in history. This reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is expected to rebound as the ...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...2019. The legislature expects the newly- IRC guidance to become the basis for these standards, but local governments, in turn, can amend their building codes to...

The History of Earth Day up to 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary was the 22 April 2020 - What's the History?

...2019, 194 states and the European Union had signed the Paris Agreement. 184 states and the EU, representing more than 87% of global greenhouse gas emissions rat...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...2019 Engineering and Construction Industry Outlook " Those firms that embrace the projects of tomorrow and invest in digital transformation are expected to be t...