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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
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 1 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
How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?
Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
What is the best type of radiant floor heating for a garage?
Posted by J.F. March 24, 2017, 11:14 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses
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
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
In the winter should you heat a low/dirt floor crawl space with a furnace vent?
Posted by janis hobson Dec. 11, 2019, 3:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 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
How do you calculate window height and location for passive solar heating?
Posted by Daniel Gardener Sept. 12, 2019, 8:54 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
What is the best practice to insulate a crawl space floor?
Posted by austin Fanning March 16, 2020, 8:55 a.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses
Should I use an air source heat pump in a Passive House?
Posted by Iain cunningham March 27, 2019, 9:31 p.m. Heating and cooling 1 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
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
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
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 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 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 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