- Planning and Design
- Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing
- Choosing wood stoves
- Slab on grade
- Slab floor
- Resilient home design
- Off-grid heating systems
- Passive heating
- Passive solar heating
- Air heated floors
- Resilient design
- Solar heating
Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?
Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses
Is there an update on your demo house solar air heater?
Posted by dean c Oct. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses
What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?
Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
Can I use an old patio door thermal pane as the cover for a solar air heater?
Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
Is solar air heating for a floor as efficient as solar hydronic?
Posted by Ryan Johnson Dec. 7, 2020, 9:02 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses
What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?
Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses
Can you help with passive solar greenhouse exterior wall details?
Posted by Rick Carter Aug. 11, 2020, 8:06 a.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses
Would you recommend Legalett over water radiant floor heat for a backyard studio in Toronto?
Posted by Christine Pountney May 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses
What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?
Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses
Will evacuated thermal solar tubes work for a greenhouse in winter?
Posted by Solus Lee Una Feb. 22, 2021, 6:09 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses
Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?
Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses
Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?
Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses
What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?
Posted by Colleen Blak Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses
Is hydronic slab heat appropriate in a super insulated home?
Posted by Andrew Wright Feb. 3, 2021, 3:26 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses
Can a solar thermal air system be coupled to an HRV for heating incoming fresh air?
Posted by Brian Billings March 21, 2019, 2:53 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses
Can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?
Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 2 Responses
Can my husband and I build an Earthship home in Michigan & how hands-on can we be?
Posted by Kirsten Rogers Hearnes Jan. 17, 2021, 11:06 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses