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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

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

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...building material. It's renewable and it acts as carbon storage, so chopping one down to build something may elicit a tear from some, but it is way more 'green'...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...Green Building Guide and on the following pages: Vancouver, BC aims to be world's Greenest city by 2020 Portland, OR generates hydroelectric power i...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Finding green building desig...

Teachers experimenting with insulated I-joists as wall studs
LEED Certification

Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec building practices, it’s doubtful that they could have envisioned how well and how far it would resonate. The town of Ormstown is engaged, the Quebec medi...

Greenwashing - CMA Launches a New Investigation to Recognize it and Stop It
Products and Materials

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating "Greenwashing" of Products - Good!

...Greenwashing by Volkswagen led to Massive Fines Worldwide Famous Examples of Greenwashing Probably the best-known example of Greenwashing in recent years ...

GOOGLE MAPS update - prioritizes ECO-Friendly ROUTES & Bikes

Google Maps updated to show most eco friendly and fuel efficient routes first lifestyle and environmental home choices Find more about green home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - also, learn more about ...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Tips for a successful green ...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA) building techniques here : Compare the Carbon Footprint of Wood v Steel V Concrete Buildings Future-proof building techniques for a changing c...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...Green Building, take a look at The EcoHome Network's Green Building Guides section here - and if you get stuck, or want some specific help, then post us a Green...

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...Green Building Guide pages . Choosing eco-friendly kitchen counters Design tips for durable kitchens and bathrooms Future-proof building techn...