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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...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...homes 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
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...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

...homes on https://www.ecohome.net/ 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

...homes 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...

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...

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...

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
LEED Certification

Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...homes, and the fact that the work they do will end up giving two families in need an exceptional quality home. The school has fully embraced the LEED green bu...

#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...

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

...homes will need to include at least some solar panels to offset their energy consumption The city of Las Vegas announced a $1 billion investment into a solar ...

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 ...