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Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

...Homes Grant Program 2021. Time to improve your loft insulation Canadians (It helps in summer too!) How to apply for The Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 As...

Smart Homes of the Future, Survey reveals what Adults & Kids think sustainable

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...

Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto Building Permits for Laneway Homes in Toronto frequently hit problems However, his plans and permit application hit a roadblock because of two firef...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State

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

Building with ICF in California Wildfire Zone - Habitat for Humanity
Products and Materials

Habitat for Humanity - building durable homes in California wildfire zones from ICF in Paradise, Calif . This area of the country has faced significant challenges with wildfires in recent years. The use of concrete to build the homes will...

Help Us to Help You - 3 Min Survey - Why Eco Homes are the Future

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project? that also meet Passive House standards, and have done so trying experimental techniques to reduce carbon footprints, along with heating homes with passive...

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! With everything that's been happening over the last year, there's also a renewed interest in multigenerational homes , with traditional established neig...

Living Building Challenge

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence For Canada and the US How to design a home for thermal comfort and energy efficiency Zero Carbon homes - the Ecohome S1600 prefab comes close!...

When a house becomes a #stayathome

When a House becomes a #stayathome on and here at @The EcoHome Network: Green Building Resources Take care out there, keep safe, stay healthy - and a HUGE tha...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California making it easier to get a permit for legal Tiny Houses in Toronto from May 2020. Now we just heard that the laws for siting tiny homes on wheels in San Jo...

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

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...Homes Worth the Money? Why Electric Heating Systems are Best for Sustainable Homes Resilient Homes: Future proofing Buildings for a Changing Climate The E...