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Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...affordable housing option as well as a trending alternative lifestyle choice across North America and Canada as people realize that “Quality of Life” doesn’t de...

Building with ICF in California Wildfire Zone - Habitat for Humanity
Products and Materials

Habitat for Humanity - building durable homes in California wildfire zones from ICF

...affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, s...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...housing for over 37,000 people at 12 housing sites. As cities strive to improve housing affordability and reduce building emissions, infrastructure renewal and ...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...Affordable Green Housing Program. To date, the pilot program has provided free registration and certification fees for 24 affordable housing units, with another...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...Affordable Green Housing Program which provides similar incentives to charitable housing projects across Canada each year. To date the program has supported the...

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

...affordable housing across Canada & the USA. Thanks to Mayor Bill Robertson: “Okotoks has become known as a green community, very environmentally sustainable, ...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...affordable housing or an alternative lifestyle less preoccupied by 'stuff'. For example the recent passage of bill ESSB 5383 , intended to enable the developmen...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...affordable housing. A community mobilized to raise money © Peter Dahms The town of Ormstown came together to form a committe...

Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...Housing and Homelessness Strategy (July 2011) and the Mayor's Task Force on Housing Affordability, which calls for expanding the Laneway Housing Program to othe...

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...housing but you would get a much better house for your money. See our LEED and Passive House ready prefab kit houses here. Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Home...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...housing more affordable, and reduce air pollution. All of these benefits are difficult or impossible to capture if not taken into consideration at the time of c...