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Chicago green roof
Urban planning

Toronto Bylaw to Mandate Green Roofs

...roofs absorb that heat, often overwhelming our electrical grid with demands for cooling. It wasn't that long ago that green roofs were a novelty, and the only p...

Green Roof on Canadian Grocery Store
Environment

Green Roof on Canadian grocery store offers truly local produce

...green roofs in an urban area offer green space for occupants and manage rainwater, but large scale urban farming is even more valuable. We hear ‘buy local’ a lo...

Heat Reflective Paint for Roofs & Walls, Does it Work?
Products and Materials

A new reflective paint can reduce energy consumption & lower cooling bills

...green building products and techniques , along with time tested passive heating and cooling strategies in the Ecohome Green Building Guide and on the following ...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...green home build Resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide or ...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...green roof and native plantings. The farm fields spread up to the house itself, carefully delineated with gentle low stone walls of local Catawba stone that con...

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in US - September 2019!

...roofs that are disconnected makes no sense for Tesla Solar long term. Tesla Solar Panel Rental - the history of the deal Before the latest Tesla incentive t...

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!

...Greenwashing by Volkswagen led to Massive Fines Worldwide Famous Examples of Greenwashing Probably the best-known example of Greenwashing in recent years ...

The History of Earth Day up to 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary was the 22 April 2020 - What's the History?

...Roofs , Green Insulation Product Choices , Green Technology Choices for Heating & Ventilation inc Smart Controls , Low VOC Green Paint & Interior Finishes , Gre...