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Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

Carbon negative concrete goes into pioneering “green” CMU blocks – Quebec leads the way!

...urban landscape. The overall result is that for every ton of concrete produced, approximately one ton of CO 2 is released into the atmosphere. Carbon negative...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...urbanism that has a more positive impact on the world around us. " As the UK Architects put it: " For everyone working in the construction industry, meeting t...

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

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...urban density in existing areas that Toronto is only recently starting to embrace following a period (literally) of “Not in my Backyard” resistance from establi...

NAHB finds Slab on Grade Foundations are Most Popular in 2020
Design

Home foundation trends in 2020 are encouraging for sustainability as slab on grade wins

...urban cores where there are height restrictions and setbacks from neighboring homes, it can for sure be of value to take advantage of the added space. However, ...

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

The First Tiny House strata in Canada is Officially approved in Okotoks Here at EcoHome we love Tiny Houses, which is probably why we have a full section dev...