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Chicago green roof
Urban planning

Toronto Bylaw to Mandate Green Roofs

...green space. Green roofs contribute to cleaner air, cleaner water, and become a sanctuary for people, birds and insects in an otherwise polluted, concrete and a...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...green and few are severely overpopulated. Even in our larger urban centres, for the most part a fair amount of green space permeates the cityscape. Whether we...

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...

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

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

...green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms or sustainable green building techniques in general see the pages below or visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Buildi...

Tiny Houses for Sale, Plans, how to Build all here at EcoHome
Urban planning

Tiny Houses - The first official Tiny Home Eco Village in Canada gets approval in Okotoks

...green space in a public/private partnership, for the eventual development of a three phase project covering a total 10 hectare Eco-Village. At the regular mee...

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

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...greener and healthier, but more livable and safer for green commuting and making themselves a standard by which all city planners should measure themselves. T...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...spaces. The project has been tailored to its inhabitants, offering up environmental features as a way to enhance their day-to-day working life. The green roof i...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

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

...Green Building Council. (LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is globally recognized as a means of assessing green building practic...

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

...space insulation tips for insulating crawlspaces properly Find more about green home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - also, learn more...

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?

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