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Could nursery school farms be the way of the future? : TreeHugger

Could nursery school farms be the way of the future? : TreeHugger

An award-winning design blends traditional nursery school classrooms with a working farm, allowing young children to learn through gardening and tending livestock. Source: Could nursery school farms be the way of the future? :...
Zoning reform is national priority, White House says | CNU

Zoning reform is national priority, White House says | CNU

Administration calls for local laws to allow accessory dwelling units and denser development and eliminate off-street parking requirements, among other changes. Source: Zoning reform is national priority, White House says |...
Wolfe Island Passive House — An Introduction | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

Wolfe Island Passive House — An Introduction | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

Editor’s note: David and Kayo Murakami Wood are building what they hope will be Ontario’s first certified Passive HouseA residential building construction standard requiring very low levels of air leakage, very high levels of insulation, and windows with a...
U.S. Building Owners Will Help Drive the Construction Industry to Create Healthier Building – Delos®

U.S. Building Owners Will Help Drive the Construction Industry to Create Healthier Building – Delos®

The business benefits of healthier buildings are driving increased attention across the design and construction industry to factors impacting physical, soc Source: U.S. Building Owners Will Help Drive the Construction Industry to Create Healthier Building –...
Passive ‘barn’ house makes an elegant addition to the Connemara Coast – passivehouseplus.ie

Passive ‘barn’ house makes an elegant addition to the Connemara Coast – passivehouseplus.ie

This new home in Galway is inspired by local buildings but doesn’t look like anything else in the area, and delivers passive performance along with panoramic sea views. Source: Passive ‘barn’ house makes an elegant addition to the Connemara Coast –...
Building America Update Newsletter | Department of Energy

Building America Update Newsletter | Department of Energy

Welcome to Building America Update—your connection to news from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America program, which helps to engineer American homes for better energy performance, durability, quality, affordability, and comfort. Source: Building America...
Challenges and Opportunities in Creating Healthy Homes: Helping Consumers Make Informed Decisions (Publication of the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University) | Builder Magazine

Challenges and Opportunities in Creating Healthy Homes: Helping Consumers Make Informed Decisions (Publication of the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University) | Builder Magazine

Study reports nearly a quarter of homeowners had some concern about healthy-home problems or risks. Source: Challenges and Opportunities in Creating Healthy Homes: Helping Consumers Make Informed Decisions (Publication of the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard...