Tiny Houses National Building Code (NBC) Change Request Submitted

ATTN: CANADA  Documentation has been submitted the week of March 20, 2017 to the National Research Council (NRC), Tiny Houses National Building Code (NBC) Change Request. The following is a list of all of the code change requests that have been prepared to address issues identified with tiny houses: • CCR_ Div.A, 1.1.1.1.(2)_Application of Code • CCR_ […]

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A Call for Standards!

Originally published 11/16/2015 Edited 02/02/2017 A critical failure of various governments is not to reevaluate some antiquated building standards; some laws and regulations are preventing people from obtaining sustainable and affordable housing. In many municipalities, the minimum size you can have for a dwelling is dictated. How/if you can be off-grid is also determined. What services you […]

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Take Inventory of The Heart, Not Possessions

Originally posted 1/18/2015 Revised 02/02/2017 Over the last 10-15 years, entire industries have been founded and flourished teaching how-to and supplying consumers with goods to organise their in-home stuff. Organisations have formed, books and websites were written, professional designation titles such as, “Professional Organizers” have surfaced. Institutions glean and design plenty of clever ways for […]

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