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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...

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...

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...

Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

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

...better in compressive strength, so it’s actually a better product, it’s the too-good-to-be-true product.” A new carbon-negative CMU becomes a reality Theore...

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...

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...

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...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...better, something that would stand as a beacon for sustainability,” says Hamilton. It was one of three buildings in North America featured by the New York T...

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

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

...better than free - because if you live in the sunnier US states with the highest electricity costs, those solar installations are going to produce more payback ...