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Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...homes far beyond the base levels of building code and employing passive heating and cooling strategies in home design. Passive House Ice...

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

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...homes Find sustainable green building products Green Home Certifications – LEED, Passive House, Living Building Challenge, Passive Solar Index

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

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

...Solar product about a month ago across the US, which lets home owners rent solar panels out with no long-term contract or upfront costs. In the “Rent solar” pro...

Living Building Challenge
Health

One of the greenest homes on Earth is taking the Living Building Challenge in Alberta Canada - The Confluence

...construction 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...

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

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...Home Building Trends you can expect to see in 2021. Learn more about energy efficient home design, Net Zero home construction and home renovations to save money...

A building made from K-Tect’s foam and steel structural insulated pane
Products and Materials

A New High Performance Wall System Makes Inroads Into the Ottawa Construction Market

...home being twice the size of their previous home, it consumes half the energy to operate. With a passive solar design, airtight building envelope and no thermal...

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

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

...passive heating and cooling strategies in the Ecohome Green Building Guide and on the following pages: Passive solar home design - watch this free video s...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...construction industry... The First Passive House Saskatchewan - A missed Opportunity for North American Home Building Average North American builders, c...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...Home Network and founder of Swenson Solar , Blacktail Solar Homes etc - EcoHome recently enjoyed a reunion of the original "Domies" at UC Davis at the Whole Ear...