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The best desk we've ever seen

...ature. A great way to stay active at work, you could actually leave work with your daily exercise done, bringing home all those good feeling endorphines that co...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

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

...ating, cooking and sanitation built in accordance with the state building code. ” For the first time, this differentiates tiny homes from recreational vehicles ...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

Cellulose rigid foam board insulation - the environmentally-friendly styrofoam replacement?

...ation: There are many types of insulation arriving on the market in both batt insulation form as well as rigid insulation boards that are alternatives to what...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...stay warm and comfortable, regardless of the season and regardless of weather conditions. The requirements for Passive House Certification are that standards be...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...ately, less than a metre wide. Until the ruling last month, that regulation also specified that access routes through side alleys had to be entirely on a home...

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 ...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

...home Network is continuing to bring people together virtually, helping people turn houses into eco homes on https://www.ecohome.net/ and here at @The EcoHome Ne...