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#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

...Sustainable Construction - with EcoHome! To read more about building sustainable green homes, see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides #BuildingLife ...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

Add another chapter to the sustainability story of Okanagan College’s Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Technologies and Renewable Ener...

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

...sustainable home and community requirements; solar panels, personal gardens and a community garden to reduce residents’ environmental footprint. The specially d...

New ecoMetrics Tool Unveiled at CaGBC Conference
Architecture

Diamond Schmitt Architects creates tool to compare energy use data across building types

Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects is taking a leadership role in the development of a sustainable design databank focused on energy-use reduction. The f...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...sustainable-housing training organization, a philanthropic builder, generous sponsors, anonymous donors, site volunteers, and last but not least - a local rocks...

LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...sustainable houses. About CaGBC The CaGBC ( www.cagbc.org ) is the leading national industry organization advancing green building and sustainable community...

Design

Got a Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

...sustainable design, architectural excellence and technical innovation. Awards are given at the discretion of the jury. All Awards have equal ranking [no First, ...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

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

...sustainable building materials that offer a reduced environmental impact while at the same time enabling us to build healthier homes . If the market for Green B...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...sustainable architecture is to design and construct buildings that are more efficient and consume less? How about that in North America we as home builders deci...

USGBC Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year Earthship Farmstead
Design

Kaplan Thompson Earthship Farmstead home receives high praise from the USGBC

...sustainable materials were specified throughout the project. As parents of young children, our clients were rightly nervous about modern industrialized building...

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