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Reduce, re-use, re-tirement for Qualicum Bay couple

Pair hard at work building earthship-inspired home with used tires, bottles, more. After a lifetime’s worth of employment, deciding on just what your retirement will look like is a big decision. It…

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Owners show off Prairies’ first energy-efficient ‘passive home’

Jim Spinney and Holly Ann Knott have one of the most unique homes in the Prairies – even though they don’t really want that designation. “We don’t want to remain unique,” Knott told CTV Saskatoon….

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Report calls for lower stamp duty on UK’s energy efficient homes

Tax should be lowered by up to £5,000, according to Policy Exchange report, which says the government is doing far too little to cut energy waste The stamp duty paid on energy efficient homes should…

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Sustainable Lorraine house (VIDEO)

Cronk Earthship Sustainable Lorraine house built with recycled tires, glass bottles completed (VIDEO) LORRAINE It was a tiring effort, one that came close to the deadline, but five good years of…

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Audit Faults New York City for Not Using Vacant Lots for Affordable Housing

New York City’s scarcity of inexpensive land is often cited as an impediment to building more affordable housing, but the comptroller’s office has identified more than 1,000 city-owned vacant lots…

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Who Needs A Shovel? Paramus Family Melts Snowfall Away

PARAMUS, N.J. Unlike most New Jerseyans, the Parikh family of Paramus couldn’t wait for Winter Storm Jonas — it let them try out their one-of-a-kind geothermal/solar snow-melt system for the first…

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Five Things you should know about Energy in Chicago

Businesses don’t have financial incentives to transition to clean energy, and it’s limiting Illinois’ environmental progress. Last week, The Energy Times held its first major conference here in…

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A Plan to Untangle Philadelphia’s Daunting Decay

PHILADELPHIA – To have any hope of reviving this city’s many blighted streets, developers would have to purchase property like 1913 North 24th Street, an empty lot that is still officially owned by a…

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Géonef Valley Bioclimatic Autonomous House

Géonef Valley of Cele We will follow on this page the steps and the progress of the construction of our bioclimatic and autonomous house, inspired Earthship. It will also be used to organize the…

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Palatine Passive House in Seattle, Washington

Conceived as a sustainable reinterpretation of a monolithic gable roof house, the Palatine Passive House integrates modern residential form with innovative building technologies. The certified…

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