Sharing the Land with a Solar Laneway House

Sharing the Land with a Solar Laneway House

SIPs (structural insulated panels) Photographer: Colin Perry Designer/Builder: Lanefab Design/Build  Manufacturer: Insulspan Certifications: EnerGuide 90 (see below) Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada Size: 1,050 square feet (approximately 98 square metres)  Petto Chan...
6 Advantages of Building With Hempcrete

6 Advantages of Building With Hempcrete

What is hempcrete? Hempcrete is a unique building material, being a composite of a bio-fibre (hemp hurd or shiv) and a mineral binder (lime). These ingredients are blended together with water, and the moistened binder coats all the particles of hemp shiv. A chemical...