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Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...Passive House uses very little energy to stay warm and comfortable, regardless of the season and regardless of weather conditions. The requirements for Passive ...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...Passive House that also operates as a working water buffalo farm. Designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects and built by Structures Design/Build, this project met ...

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 .

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 ...

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

...house Windows that change shade in reaction to external light so you can keep your house warm or cool without having to use radiators or air conditioning To...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
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%...

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in US - September 2019!

...Passive House certification & design in North America here - from The EcoHome Green Building Guides ... To see full details of this special offer on the Tesla...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...Passive House movement started in 1977 in Saskatchewan Canada , but that it took Germany to see and capitalize on the potential! Talk about a missed opportunity...

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