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Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

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

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

...House strata in Canada is Officially approved in Okotoks Here at EcoHome we love Tiny Houses, which is probably why we have a full section devoted to Tiny Hou...

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...our progress as we continue to explore opportunities to increase the efficiency of our processes.” While Formica Corporation has always made sustainable pract...

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

...Our House' project has served an invaluable purpose in the life of the Carpentry Program at our Centre. Students knew that working on the project is not a right...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...house for your money. See our LEED and Passive House ready prefab kit houses here. Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600 Single Family Ho...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

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

...our 2m readers seem to appreciate! To show solidarity with the cause, this World Green Building Week, we’re #BuildingLife and signing the pledge to continue e...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...house in an emergency. In our investigations most alleys between homes in older Toronto neighborhoods served by networks of rear laneways are, unfortunately, le...

Why Recycling Plastics Needs Legislation to be Effective
Health

Microplastics in drinking water : ‘It’s like eating a credit card every week’

...ource and change the way society deals with our waste." - Hear, hear, says us! How much home plastic gets recycled? For all our efforts to separate and sort...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

...house Gas Emissions - were trampled in the dust of denial while a nation hung on the latest tweet about just about anything else. Thankfully for those of us...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

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

...Our current demonstration house will be a pre-fab wall system insulated with cellulose. Since celluose is the main component of trees and plants, it is the most...

Zero Waste to Landfill Project - Australian Supermarket Coles steps up
Lifestyle

Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project - Australian Grocery Store Coles

...our customers,” said Thinus. “Everyone knows Australia has challenges in how we deal with our waste. That goes for everyone from households sorting their recycl...