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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...building codes and permits for legal Tiny Houses in San Jose. Find more pages about Tiny Houses and resilient green building techniques here : All about T...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

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

Smart Homes of the Future, Survey reveals what Adults & Kids think sustainable
Innovation

The Future of Smart Homes, a recent survey explores how our homes will change to respond to climate change

...buildings that are modular, eco-friendly, cheaper and faster to build.” said one expert, and we agree. Smart Homes of the future kitchen with in-place food ...

Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

...buildings are among the largest sources of carbon emissions in Canada, contributing about 18 per cent of the country's emissions, so we do like this initiative!...

GOOGLE MAPS update - prioritizes ECO-Friendly ROUTES & Bikes
Commuting

Google Maps updated to show most eco friendly and fuel efficient routes first

...Building Guide pages - also, learn more about the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership here .

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition
Design

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...building techniques in general see the pages below or visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Building Guide Pages here . Maintaining healthy indoor air quali...

Modular EV Battery Swapping Stations by Ample are Launched
Commuting

Modular EV battery swapping system makes EV battery filling as quick as gas powered vehicles

...Building Guide . Canadian Incentives for Electric Vehicles How to Choose the Best Electric Vehicle Learn about EVSE's here, and How to Choose ...

Why Recycling Plastics Needs Legislation to be Effective
Health

Microplastics in drinking water : ‘It’s like eating a credit card every week’

...building materials and reducing construction waste on a path to substantially reducing the environmental impact of humans and their buildings. True green home b...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...building will be heated by the sun. This will significantly reduce the need to mechanically regulate the building's temperature, saving energy as well as help...