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BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...BC experts researched best practices from leading green cities around the world, and established the goals and targets that would make Vancouver the world’s gre...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...BC Step Code to promote more energy efficient and airtight building standards . By promoting the Passive House Green Home Rating System and making it easier f...

SUMO EV Car Sharing Launched in White Rock & Surrey BC
Commuting

New EV car-sharing program SUMO launched in Surrey & White Rock, British Columbia

Shared Use Mobility Company Inc (SUMO) launches car sharing A developer in South Surrey / White Rock BC is launching an all-electric car-share company that i...

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

The Gulf Islands off Vancouver BC are awesome, as is the excitement of taking a float-plane flight to get to hidden destinations, including off-grid gems like ...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...BC aims to be world's Greenest city by 2020 Portland, OR generates hydroelectric power in water mains under city streets Green commuting in cities a...

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

...BC Canada. This tiny home community is located on a property combining forest with meadows, nestled between the Kalum River and the Nisga’a Highway and comprise...

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...BC What Foods have the Least Impact on Climate Change? Find more about green home construction and reap the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membe...

Carbon Tax USA & Canada - If it brings investment to lower carbon then it's good
Policy and Regulations

Carbon tax in Canada or USA – How More Tax might be a Good Thing

...BC Builders who claim to build ‘homes’ – including those who claim to ‘build sustainably’ - are taking more credit than they deserve, because the construc...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...BC site chosen for the 12,100m2 building is southeast of the city center, adjacent to a rapid transit station and a major east-west bike route. An integrated ...

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

...BC, Canada for example, the province has set a goal of having every new building be net-zero energy ready by 2032, and that’s only 10 years away! If you were gi...

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?

...BC, an extremely sensitive environmental region, in May 2018, the Canadian federal government announced its intent to buy the pipeline from Kinder Morgan for $4...