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Today’s Solutions: July 18, 2024

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Prefab home design weaves sustainability and affordability together

In a quiet residential neighborhood in Brant County, Ontario, lies a home that outperforms neighboring houses not only in sustainable design, but also in affordability. Boasting Passive House standards — a highly energy-efficient building standard — the new house is an experiment for Habitat Read More...

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The Rockefeller Christmas Tree gets a charitable new life after the holidays

We once shared how a tiny owl was rescued from the branches of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree. Now we have more good news as it turns out the fate of the tree itself is also quite heartwarming.  Once the holiday season is done, the tree will be taken down in early January. Then, it will take on Read More...