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Commuting

The Scrooser: eco cruising in style

Enter the Scrooser. The Scrooser is a German engineered electric scooter with a top speed of 24 km (15 mph) and a range of 35.5 km (22 miles). It works with an...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

During these challenging times, The Ecohome Network is continuing to bring people together virtually, helping people turn houses into eco homes on https://ww...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...Better, Renovate Better and Live Better. Thanks for reading, and leave a comment below if I hit a nerve...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

Cellulose rigid foam board insulation - the environmentally-friendly styrofoam replacement?

...better choices, buy better products – each and every day. Because if Governments and Industrialists won’t listen to the Planet, they are proven to listen to our...

Earth Day 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary is the 22 April 2020 - What's the History, and How can we all Help?

...Better, Renovate Better, Live Better , via our Green Construction Guides , to independently review and compare Green Construction Products & Building Methods fo...

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

...better is that this development of 42 tiny homes is only for phase one, which includes 3.48 acres for community green space in a public/private partnership, for...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...better ones out there. Buildings account for about half of our emissions in construction and operation, so if we can lower the CO2 emissions when we build (in t...

Vale Inco Living With Lakes Centre
Architecture

Perkins + Will Named One of 2013's Most Innovative Companies in Architecture World Wide.

...better building materials. Perkins+Will advocates for healthier people through healthier buildings, meaning no more paints, countertops, or carpets with chemica...

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

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...better insulated, and by choosing more energy efficient triple paned windows with special energy-saving window coating , the heating and cooling system only nee...

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
LEED Certification

Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...better. The New Frontiers School Board (NFSB) in Ormstown, QC is doing just that. The 'Our House' project is an ambitious undertaking that is making big waves...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...better-performing and sustainable home construction; three of the program's teachers have since earned LEED AP (Accredited Professional) credentials. This was t...