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Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge for the region and one that met Passive House standards. In the first box, built using normal house construction practices for the region, the ic...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...Passive House Green Home Rating System and making it easier for home builders to meet Passive House Certification requirements, Vancouver is succeeding in reduc...

Help Us to Help You - 3 Min Survey - Why Eco Homes are the Future

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...Passive House standards, and have done so trying experimental techniques to reduce carbon footprints, along with heating homes with passive and active solar ene...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California! movement where fully autonomous Tiny Homes and coach houses are being built in backyards. A coach house or laneway house is not much bigger than a Tin...

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Climate Change

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

...Passive House ready prefab kit homes, see here. Did you know buildings and construction are responsible for 39% of global energy-related carbon emissions? 28%...

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

...Passive House Certification in North America here at EcoHome , North America's online sustainable green building resource .

Living Building Challenge

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence and how to reduce emissions on the pages below and in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages . See LEED and Passive House ready prefab eco ho...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic of 50 LEED Silver certified condo units completed in October 2013, named the “Condos Lighthouse”. The project was spearheaded by Les Constructions ...

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

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

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Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency industry... The First Passive House Saskatchewan - A missed Opportunity for North American Home Building Average North American builders, c...

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021! 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...