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Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...ust admit a bit of surprise that the best performer this year in reducing climate change-causing emissions was the United States, since most of the US governmen...

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

...US consumers. The use of energy derived from coal has declined in the US by nearly half since its peak in 2008. There has been an average annual usage decline...

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in US - September 2019!

...US markets, depending on location: State Monthly Rental, $ US (small) Est Annual Generation, $ US Net, $ US Arizona 50 700-900 110-280...

When a house becomes a #stayathome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

During these challenging times, The Ecohome Network is continuing to bring people together virtually, helping people turn houses into eco homes on https://ww...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...ust now walk the talk. An obvious first step would be for them to share their sustainable design best practice, both current and planned. These should include m...

Teachers experimenting with insulated I-joists as wall studs
LEED Certification

Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec

...used to hate going to school, now I'm the first one here every morning because I love it". Iok went on to explain how poor the housing conditions were in Kahn...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...using concrete. Concrete releases about a ton of greenhouse gases per ton manufactured, where wood takes carbon from the atmosphere and sequesters it in thing...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...uses, Laneway Houses, and ADUs used as backyard offices for working from home. The types of city bylaw that have kept ADUs and Tiny Houses out of cities are b...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...uston Climate Action Plan is already in motion. Expanding our renewable energy investment through our partnership with NRG helps us build a more sustainable cit...

Earth Day 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary is the 22 April 2020 - What's the History, and How can we all Help?

...usand colleges and universities, roughly ten thousand primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the United States to the cause of educat...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

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

...ustry’s focus has been on operational emissions and how buildings actually perform in-use - though EcoHome already has 72 guides covering the Carbon Footprint o...