Ecohome / News

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

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

...EcoHome! To read more about building sustainable green homes, see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides #BuildingLife #WGBW2019

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

...Ecohome Network is continuing to bring people together virtually, helping people turn houses into eco homes on https://www.ecohome.net/ and here at @The EcoHome...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...EcoHome Network includes the odd Limey (ie. me, I'm the odd Limey!), we also signed the pledge to affirm the EcoHome ethos of making a difference: " We are co...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

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

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

Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec

...Ecohome and our Quebec sister organization Ecohabitation are honoured to support this initiative, so a big thank you to the New Frontiers School Board for givin...

Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

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

...Ecohome recently interviewed Chris Stern of Carbicrete and Philippe Girardin, Co-Owner at Patio Drummond. What will the total impact of this project be? I ask...

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

...EcoHome we were more interested to see the survey results to find out what your average adult and child thinks. People are becoming more environmentally consc...

Design

Got a Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

...Ecohome. Winning builders will also walk away with serious bragging rights, and a proverbial feather in their cap. Always keeping our eyes open for new design...

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...Ecohome Green Home Building Guide. and in the pages below: Compare the carbon footprint of wood v steel v concrete buildings Future-proof building t...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...EcoHome Green Building Guide or to learn more about the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership, see here .