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Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

...home is an ultra-resilient structure built to withstand the effects of extreme weather. The home even comes with a steel-encased “safe room” built into the sub-...

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

...homes.” ICF concrete home survives wildfires in California proving that resilient homes can be a good option Other associations also helping Other ind...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...home build Resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide or to lea...

Carbon Tax USA & Canada - If it brings investment to lower carbon then it's good
Policy and Regulations

Carbon tax in Canada or USA – How More Tax might be a Good Thing

...resilient home in North America See LEED and Passive House ready prefab eco homes For Canada and the US How to design a home for thermal comfort and...

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

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

...home for thermal comfort and energy efficiency The most resilient home in North America Zero Carbon homes - the Ecohome S1600 prefab comes close! ...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...Home Future-Proof Building Techniques for a Changing Climate Resilient Design Features for New Home Construction Find more about green home co...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

...Resilient design features for new home construction Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks now in production Find more about green home construction in...

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...homes in the Ecohome Green Home Building Guide. and in the pages below: Compare the carbon footprint of wood v steel v concrete buildings Future-pro...

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...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Tips for a successful green home build Resilient design features for new home construction ...

Ikea - Just How Sustainable is the Swedish Big-Box Furniture Retailer?
Products and Materials

Ikea Sustainability and their new Sell-Back Program

...home Building Guide pages Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Maintaining healthy indoor air quality in hom...