- Mechanical systems
- Heating and cooling
- Wood stove and biomass heat
- Pellet stove
- Wood pellets
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
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 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 most comfortable heating system for a home?
Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 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 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
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
Should I vent the space between a block wall and vapor barrier?
Posted by Nick Santore Oct. 10, 2020, 2:03 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 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 25 Responses
Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?
Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 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
Can you install foam boards directly against basement walls?
Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019, 6:09 p.m. Basements improvements 15 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
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 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
How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?
Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 Responses
How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?
Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
Should I bother testing for radon in a gutted and uninsulated house?
Posted by Luba Sharapan March 27, 2021, 12:04 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses
What is the best way to install 5" of XPS rigid foam on interior basement walls?
Posted by Sean MacDonald June 14, 2021, 10:42 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 8 Responses