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New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
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Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...school has fully embraced the LEED green building rating system (three teachers are already certified with LEED credentials) and they are giving their students ...

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OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...school board has won this award), Our House recently received final certification of LEED® Platinum. From the beginning to the end of this undertaking, hundre...

LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
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Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...schools, so instead of building small sheds or wall sections that would be later disassembled, they decided to build an actual house. Beyond that, they wanted i...

Teachers experimenting with insulated I-joists as wall studs
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Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec

When the New Frontiers School Board decided they wanted to be a leader in teaching green building practices, it’s doubtful that they could have envisioned how ...

'Our House' fundraiser Jamboree in Ormstown, Quebec
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Habitat for Humanity 'Our House' fundraiser concert

...School Board in Ormstown, Quebec has been documenting the design process of a high performance home that will be built by their students, then donated to famill...

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

...School districts, higher-education institutions, and other government entities that offer eligible training programs for students can contract with community or...