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Tesla solar roof
Renewable Energy

The Tesla Solar Roof price and release date

...Solar Roof hit the news last year on the heels of their Powerwall home battery , both of which brought a lot of great attention to home solar power generation. ...

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...

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

...solar power for the next seven years. The state of California announced that starting in 2020, all new homes will need to include at least some solar panels t...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...solar heat absorption with south facing windows, plus high levels of insulation and an extremely airtight building envelope. When designed and built with these ...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...solar facility in Texas that is dedicated to providing power to city operations. “This announcement is a shining example of how the Houston Climate Action Pla...

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

...solar power or wind power Solar panel paint and solar panel windows to capture the sun’s natural energy to be used within the house Windows that change shad...

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

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

...solar reflective index) What is new about this is that it is a doubled-layer paint, so it has heat reflective qualities but it is not limited to white. This...

Tiny Houses for Sale, Plans, how to Build all here at EcoHome
Urban planning

Tiny Houses - The first official Tiny Home Eco Village in Canada gets approval in Okotoks

...solar panels, personal gardens and a community garden to reduce residents’ environmental footprint. The specially designed energy-efficient Tiny Homes should al...

Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

...solar-powered 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...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...Solar , Blacktail Solar Homes etc - EcoHome recently enjoyed a reunion of the original "Domies" at UC Davis at the Whole Earth Day celebrations, which we'll be ...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...solar power growth falls since the 1980s with the analysts yesterday slashing forecasts for new solar power projects by 8% - and saying that sales of electric v...