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Can south facing windows and glass doors, double glazed, be used to collect passive solar heat?
Posted by Sue Whall June 5, 2020, 8:13 a.m. Passive solar home design 2 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
What is the right amount of insulation for a house?
Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 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
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
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
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
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
Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?
Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018, 4:34 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 8 Responses
How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?
Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses
What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?
Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses
If a passive house is designed well is it worth the extra cost for Low E window coatings?
Posted by Joe Van Kuren June 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
What can I do to prevent mold and musty smells from a crawlspace with a dirt floor?
Posted by bonna gordy May 15, 2020, 8:16 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses
Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?
Posted by Felicia Hobert July 20, 2020, 5:39 p.m. Tiny house 3 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
What are your thoughts on using large flax straw bales (4x4) to build in Saskatchewan?
Posted by Al Birchard Nov. 11, 2019, 12:56 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses
How do you seal windows from the exterior for water and air but not create a vapor seal?
Posted by Piyush Prince Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?
Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses