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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...safety rules for laneway suites were so restrictive it felt like the city had “gone backwards.” . City officials of course stand by the fire safety rules, whi...

Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

...safety as well. *** The ever-increasing threat of devastating hurricanes and tornadoes has inspired students from the University of Alabama to create the SU...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...safety is something I know nothing about, although I can't imagine feeling safe in any tall structure that is burning below me no matter what it is made of. But...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...safety; 12. The THOW shall incorporate all of the following design elements: - Cladding and trim: Materials used on the exterior of the THOW shall exclude s...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...safety. Energy efficiency measures carried out at the building sites include: New high efficiency boilers and air-cooled chiller installations and improve...

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

...safety, environmental, technological, lobbying and regulatory programs. To learn more, visit the NRMCA here . About Build with Strength Build with Strength ...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

During these challenging times, The Ecohome Network is continuing to bring people together virtually, helping people turn houses into eco homes on https://ww...