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The fully off-grid Ecocapsule has its own micro-power generation and rainwater treatment system.

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

Growing hydroponic greens in recycled bottles is not new, but attempting crowd funding to bring the price down is.

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

Study shows there are more factors at play beyond simply the R value of materials in determining the thermal performance of buildings.

Beyond R-Values

Canada cements its status as a world leader in the international green building and environmental sustainability movement

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

All lumber for interior and exterior framing is FSC certified

Demo House wall framing

Whether you are renovating or building a new home, our categorized guide pages can help you through the process. We have something for all projects, from location and design to finishing and landscaping.

Green building guide

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The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
The fully off-grid Ecocapsule has its own micro-power generation and rainwater treatment system...
The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Growing hydroponic greens in recycled bottles is not new, but attempting crowd funding to bring the price down is. ..
The Demo House will have excellent air quality due to having choosen non-toxic building materials, but also through the removal of moisture and contaminants directly from sources...
The wall system for our Demo House has the majority of its insulation on the exterior of the sheathing. This gives us better thermal protection, drying capabilities and an airtight building envelope...
R values and insulation performance
Study shows there are more factors at play beyond simply the R value of materials in determining the thermal performance of buildings...
Tips for window installation that will give you the best performance and durability...
Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec
Canada cements its status as a world leader in the international green building and environmental sustainability movement..
Air leakage is responsible for a lot of heat loss and moisture damage in walls. Our Demo House has an exterior air barrier and is 5 times more airtight than the average new home being built. ..
Mineral wool batts being installed in roof for a total of R95..
All lumber for interior and exterior framing is FSC certified..
Mitsubishi Mr.Slim heat pump
A high efficiency mini-split heat pump feeds a heat pump water heater which will take a big bite out of the future energy bill of the Demo House...
 Charles & Hudson, sous licence CC Montage Écohabitation
With collaboration from contractors and professionals, Ecohabitation and APCHQ have joined forces to create a unique event this fall...