2021 / News

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...2021 Here is what we’ve found to be trending in green building circles and online search and purchase data: Water saving low flow showerheads are gaining in...

Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

...2021. Time to improve your loft insulation Canadians (It helps in summer too!) How to apply for The Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 As much as Canadians a...

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...2021 Specialty Collection. The winning students will receive cash prizes and the “Toboom” design will be created and showcased at NeoCon, Oct. 4-6, 2021, at the...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

...2021 – what’s the take-away? Well, the main suggestions we’re going to make are a repeat of the advice we’ve given before : Treat Every day like it's Eart...

Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

Carbon negative concrete goes into pioneering “green” CMU blocks – Quebec leads the way!

...2021. What is the problem with cement and concrete? Portland cement, the most common type of cement used worldwide, is produced by baking a mixture of crush...

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

...2021 - but by all accounts they are already over-subscribed - leading us here at EcoHome to think that many more Tiny House developments could and should be on ...

California adds $1,500 incentive for new electric vehicles - Nov 2020

California adds $1,500 incentive for new electric vehicles! Total state + fed incentives = up to $13.5K

...2021 with a shiny new electric vehicle at a discount... Now you know more about Californian incentives for electric vehicles , learn more about EV's, ...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

...2021. This $100 million award will be backed by the Musk Foundation, a not-for-profit founded by Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies...