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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...

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...

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 ...

Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

...solar panels and replace old and leaky windows and doors . "As a country, every effort counts to keep our air clean and our environment healthy," Trudeau said...

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 ...

Toboom - Winner of Formica Canada’s Industrial Design Competition
Design

Canadian students win first prize at Formica’s 2021 FORM Student Innovation Competition

...Solar Orange and Buff Elm as well as Formica® Writable Surfaces. Second and third prizes: Maria Rodriguez of Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded second prize for...

Living Building Challenge
Health

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

...solar panels and low-flow toilets. To achieve LBC certification, the 2,238 sq. ft. custom home must adhere to seven areas of sustainability, from growing it’s o...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...solar control, ensured that the majority of occupied spaces receive ample daylight. • The intersection of the third and fourth-storey ...

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...

Zero Waste to Landfill Project - Australian Supermarket Coles steps up
Lifestyle

Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project - Australian Grocery Store Coles

...solar farms in regional NSW.” “We are now the first Australian supermarket to attempt a zero waste to landfill store. Coles is passionate about driving genera...