- Mechanical systems
- Heating and cooling
- Wood stove and biomass heat
- Wood stove
- Fire place
- Indoor air
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
My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?
Posted by AJ Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses
Can you put a fireplace in a hyper sealed plastic wrapped A rated home?
Posted by Kerry Forides Sept. 24, 2020, 2:46 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses
When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
Does a low radon air reading necessarily = low radon in well water?
Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 4, 2020, 1:45 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 5 Responses
Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?
Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses
Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?
Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a Multi-material wall?
Posted by Steve J Sept. 29, 2020, 10:15 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses
Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?
Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 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
Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?
Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 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
Improving the efficiency of a home built in 1978 during renovations, do I need an HRV?
Posted by joe cruikshank Feb. 8, 2020, 12:08 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses
Is it normal that condensation forms on the windows of my new home?
Posted by Kevin Newman April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
I have chronic illness from the air quality of my home, can you help determine if I need to replace the HVAC system?
Posted by Niki Harrison Sept. 6, 2019, 4:32 p.m. HRV and ERV 4 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
What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?
Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses
Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?
Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 Responses
How do you deal with a house under negative pressure?
Posted by Connie Taylor April 16, 2020, 1:41 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?
Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses
What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?
Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 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