Building / News

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...buildings are popping up, occasionally one a bit taller like an 18 storey one in Vancouver , but 276 feet certainly is a newsmaker. Anytime a wood building beyo...

Help Us to Help You - 3 Min Survey - Why Eco Homes are the Future
Ecohome

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...Building Guide – sustainable home building guidance Green home showcase of inspirational homes Green building Q and A advice forum Find building professio...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

...Building Resources Take care out there, keep safe, stay healthy - and a HUGE thank you for all the First Responders and Essential Workers who are holding ...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Building Code and the other to Passive House standards - were erected in the Olympic Village Square. The base level of building codes in Canada are higher than ...

Vale Inco Living With Lakes Centre
Architecture

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

...buildings - from hospitals to schools - by using better building materials. Perkins+Will advocates for healthier people through healthier buildings, meaning no ...

Green Roof on Canadian Grocery Store
Environment

Green Roof on Canadian grocery store offers truly local produce

...building achieving certification of LEED gold. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building rating system which promotes sustainable...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

...building materials and techniques. “The biggest lesson from the first Earth Day: When we come together, the impact can be monumental.” The Assembly of Fir...

The nail puller Pneumatic tool for reclaiming old lumbe
Products and Materials

Salvaging old lumber with the Nail Kicker

...building site can be as little as three or four dollars, so despite the fact that waste lumber from a demolition project is often still usable, it may still be ...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

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

...building supply stores. As homeowners become more concerned about climate change and their own carbon footprint they are looking towards Green Building techni...

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

...building for a changing climate . Find more pages about sustainable construction and how to reduce emissions on the pages below and in the EcoHome Green Buildin...

LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
LEED Certification

Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...building small sheds or wall sections that would be later disassembled, they decided to build an actual house. Beyond that, they wanted it to hit the highest po...