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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...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

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

...house”. The project was spearheaded by Les Constructions Hallé et Frères Inc. "Écohabitation is committed to working with the CaGBC and our partners to help r...

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...

Heat Reflective Paint for Roofs & Walls, Does it Work?
Products and Materials

A new reflective paint can reduce energy consumption & lower cooling bills

...ourselves from) this one, but it looks promising. How does this heat reflective paint work? Using light colors to reflect heat and keep thermal mass cool in...

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 ...