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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...

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...

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 ...

Sky Group to open carbon neutral film studio by 2022
Climate Change

Media giant Sky set to build carbon neutral film studio just outside London, UK

...solar panels , convert to using electric vehicles , and have enough battery storage for 25% of it’s power consumption. The development at Elstree, near London...

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...

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 ...

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

...solar design, airtight building envelope and no thermal bridging, this family enjoys an energy-efficient home with superior indoor air quality. Structural Insul...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...solar panels, HVAC central air etc) to make up for our construction Code deficiencies, and as an extra way of making money, for example! Profit is a thing, su...

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...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...solar panels will supply the majority of energy. The towers will also employ one of the simplest passive solar designs , the use of deciduous trees to assist ...