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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

...Carbon construction, such as carbon negative concrete and a move towards net zero energy housing are helping reduce emissions in the built environment. The tran...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...carbon tax. The latest initiative is the BC Energy Step Code , which gives communities the power to mandate more energy efficient building standards. Cities a...

Building with ICF in California Wildfire Zone - Habitat for Humanity
Products and Materials

Habitat for Humanity - building durable homes in California wildfire zones from ICF

...carbon concrete can help reduce the carbon footprint of eco homes and promote sustainable construction ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient gre...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

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

...carbon neutral, among other things. The 7,000-square-metre Centre of Excellence was designed by CEI Architecture. It was built by PCL Constructors Westcoast...

Living Building Challenge
Health

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence

...Carbon homes - the Ecohome S1600 prefab comes close! Compare the carbon footprint of wood v steel vs. concrete buildings Future-proof building techn...

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

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...carbon footprints, along with heating homes with passive and active solar energy. TAKE THE ECOHOME 3 MIN SURVEY HERE This has inspired many of you to push t...

A building made from K-Tect’s foam and steel structural insulated pane
Products and Materials

A New High Performance Wall System Makes Inroads Into the Ottawa Construction Market

...carbon dioxide. With both the foam and metal being 100% recyclable, it is unlikely the panels would end up contributing to landfill at the end of their lifecycl...

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!

...carbon economy without misleading consumers. At this early stage, the CMA has not reached a view as to whether or not consumer protection law has been broken. H...

California adds $1,500 incentive for new electric vehicles - Nov 2020
Commuting

California adds $1,500 incentive for new electric vehicles! Total state + fed incentives = up to $13.5K

...carbon footprint of transport choices on the following pages and in the EcoHome Green Building Guide . Canadian Incentives for Electric Vehicles How...

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

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

...carbon emissions per year, which is the equivalent of removing 200,000 cars from the road. Those are some ambitious projections, and they make assumptions about...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

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

...carbon footprint they are looking towards Green Building techniques and the better manufacturers are responding by providing more sustainable building materials...