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Tiny Home Uses Wool and Hemp for Insulations

Positive Future #294 (Feature photo – Tiny Homes – CCA SA 4.0 International) The tiny home movement is real. For economic reasons and reducing one’s carbon footprint, tiny homes have come of age. Often times, tiny home dwellers are able to locate their residences on land owned by other family member or friends. Many tiny homes are built on wheels or engineered in a way that they can be moved. Living mortgage free is often a more powerful incentive than living the American dream in a sprawling suburb. You can read the full story here: https://inhabitat.com/a-familys-unique-tiny-home-uses-wool-and-hemp-for-insulation/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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Downsizing – Is it Time to Tread More Lightly on Earth?

Positive Future #92 (Feature photo – Tiny Homes in Portland, Oregon – CCA SA 4.0 International) Tiny homes have become of fashion. Driving this trend is conservation of space, materials, finances and the concept of simpler living. Called the “Tiny House Movement”, it generally applies to residential structures under 500 square feet. For perspective, the average size of a new single-family home was 1,780 square feet in 1978. Now, forty years later, the average new single-family home is around 2,700 square feet. Another driver of tiny homes has been that catastrophic weather events of recent years in which there has been increased demand for small modular houses that can be…

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