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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

...Homes of the Future On one hand we have what "the experts" think Smart Homes of the future will be like , with 'Intelligent' temperature-controlled bed sheets...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

Tiny Houses - Washington State legalizes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...homes for all the people who need them, allowing more homes of all shapes and sizes to be built holds down average rents and prices, and that helps everyone bec...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...homes in the region. As rebuilding efforts continue in the affected areas, the CaGBC is working with Alberta home designer and LEED Homes Provider, 4 Elements I...

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

...Homes should also reduce water consumption, gas and electrical usage, as the homes are only about 350 to 550 square feet each. Tiny Homes form an integral p...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...Homes or visit our webpage at www.cagbc.org/affordablehomes . “We are very proud to support the ongoing work of organizations across the country, who work tir...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

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

...homes, see here. Did you know buildings and construction are responsible for 39% of global energy-related carbon emissions? 28% of these emissions come from t...

Design

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

The Canadian Green Building Awards are open to anyone who thinks they have a contender. No certification is needed, all homes are judged based on their merits ...

Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

...homes, but for personal safety as well. *** The ever-increasing threat of devastating hurricanes and tornadoes has inspired students from the University of ...

Tesla solar roof
Renewable Energy

The Tesla Solar Roof price and release date

...homes with a south-facing roof orientation and ideal angle for solar collection. If you have a steep roof pitch facing east or west, don't even think about it a...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...homes built for a changing climate ? Maybe we can learn from different countries which have similar climates but who are more aware that the path to sustainable...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

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

...homes. Natural insulation batts and boards made from renewable natural resources (such as cellulose and hemp insulation ) on the other hand, help preserve the...