Small Eco Houses are Filling a Global Shortfall in Housing

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Small Eco Houses are filling a niche in an international housing market that has been unable to fill demand for decades.

The UN has been reporting for decades that over one billion people were living in inadequate housing across the globe. However; two recent trends have boosted the likelihood that inadequate housing supply is being replaced by small eco houses.

First; a broader awareness and deeper involvement globally by governments and civil society to be environmental good stewards was bolstered by last ...

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Eco Housing International

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Eco Housing used to conjure up images of housing that was below ground or covered in dirt, remote and off the grid, simple and scant on convenience and luxury.

Some of this may have been true in the past but today it is more important than ever to specify what Eco Housing is because it can impact the way future generation live and the quality of their lives.

With respect to Eco Friendly Homes: never before has man had to consider ...

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Sustainable Housing is more than just an Eco House

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Sustainable Housing carries a broader meaning then just an eco house or green building materials or even green home building. Actually defining sustainable housing is difficult as the terms will have various meanings depending where in the world you live.

Sustainable Housing concepts in the developed world lean heavily on the use of strategies for Sustainable Energy for Homes and carbon footprint. The zero energy building has been all abuzz for some time now. While participating at a UN conference last year there were ...

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Eco Homes | A World Reality

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Eco Homes have long been an American ideal.

Eco homes in America are a product of the 1970’s energy crisis when many Americans began to discover ways to reduce energy consumption in the home. One of the results of this effort is that buzz words used to describe products (and the products themselves) are now common; Energy Star Appliances, high seer air conditioners, blown in insulation, and radiant foil barriers, to name a few. One less known but ...

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