- Mechanical systems
- Heating and cooling
- Radiant floor
- Heat pump
- Passive house
- Air source
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
What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?
Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses
Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?
Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 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 install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?
Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses
Where can I buy green home building plans and blue prints?
Posted by Moyra Francis Oct. 25, 2019, 5:55 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses
How do you fix radon and water infiltration in a dry stone foundation?
Posted by john flannery July 14, 2020, 4:24 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 5 Responses
What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?
Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?
Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses
Can hydronic radiant heating be a complete heating solution for a home?
Posted by Jeremy Peters Dec. 16, 2019, 1:13 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses
Building a Honka log “pretty good house” planning - thoughts on hvac, ventilation and roof
Posted by Klemen Novak June 28, 2020, 1:55 a.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses
How do you add an Air Exchanger to a house with Hot Water Heat?
Posted by Bob Engelhart June 17, 2020, 10:08 a.m. Ventilation 3 Responses
We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?
Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses
We want to build a solarium in Ontario, what do you think of heating it with a radiant floor and wood stove?
Posted by Deanna Zavattin-Tortolo Feb. 18, 2020, 10:51 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses
Should I be considering 66 or 80 gallon heat pump water heater?
Posted by Greg Anderson Dec. 19, 2018, 5:44 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses
Do I need to insulate under the footings of a frost protected shallow foundation?
Posted by Jon Piana April 15, 2019, 8:45 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
What is the best heat pump hot water heater for an all electric house?
Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses
Air source heat pumps: Which brand has the best performance?
Posted by Mike Brigham Jan. 22, 2020, 9:25 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses