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Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...houses for the first time as follows: “ Tiny houses ” and “ Tiny houses with wheels ” are to be considered in the state of WA as: “ A dwelling to be used ...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...Houses on wheels more like ADU’s (Accessory Dwelling Units). There are many such buildings – known as Coach Houses, Laneway Houses, and ADUs used as backyard of...

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

...Houses, which is probably why we have a full section devoted to Tiny Houses here! So, imagine how thrilled we were to hear that one of Canada's first official...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

...houses into eco homes on https://www.ecohome.net/ and here at @The EcoHome Network: Green Building Resources Take care out there, keep safe, stay healthy ...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...Houses and resilient green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Finding...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Houses can be as much as 90% less than what the average home requires. With such a house, your monthly energy bill might not be far off what you pay for interne...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...houses, and the occasional tall building like we are seeing here. Exactly how tall a structure can be while maintaining its fire safety is something I know no...

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

...houses, I would hope we’ll have progressed from bricks, to buildings that are modular, eco-friendly, cheaper and faster to build.” said one expert, and we agree...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...houses. About CaGBC The CaGBC ( www.cagbc.org ) is the leading national industry organization advancing green building and sustainable community development...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

This step follows in the path of Vancouver’s Greenest City 2020 initiative , which began in 2009, with the Greenest City Action Team masterminded & co-chaired ...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

Climate change & biodiversity loss are a fact - so what can we do? Climate change & biodiversity loss are the most serious issues we can have a positive impa...