24 Feb '15, 8pm

World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Hits the Market via @ecowatch

writes that over the home’s lifespan, it will emit 1,016 tons of carbon dioxide less than standard or average buildings with the same functionality. That’s the equivalent of taking 267 cars off the road or planting 1,095 native Australian trees, the publication says. And because these homes are prefabricated, construction from start to finish only takes 12 to 28 weeks, reducing costs and resources. Archiblox’s buildings are made with sustainable building materials that are formaldehyde and VOC free, such as this modular cabinet area with a “shladder” (a shelf and ladder) that leads to a hidden loft that can also be used as an extra bedroom.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/02/24/archiblox-carbon-positive-...

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