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#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

...climate resilient built environment for all. #WGBW2019 #BuildingLife This year’s campaign aims to raise greater awareness of the carbon emissions from a...

NAHB finds Slab on Grade Foundations are Most Popular in 2020
Design

Home foundation trends in 2020 are encouraging for sustainability as slab on grade wins

...climates, and we do hope to see that change as it makes better financial sense to build on insulated frost protected shallow foundations than frost walls or a b...

Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

...climate is very important not just to protect our property and homes, but for personal safety as well. *** The ever-increasing threat of devastating hurrica...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!

...climate change mitigation goals, and often just improving quality of life in general and good sense , many city cores are making infrastructure changes and enac...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...Climate Change Committee (CCC) has started ringing alarm bells about future house prices on this side of the Atlantic. Imagine for a moment if the majority of A...

Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

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

...climate Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably close Low-emission concrete blocks and paver stones Also, find out about t...

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

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

...Changed Things for All of us So many things have changed in the last year. People’s attitudes to their families, their homes, to their quality of life – and t...