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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
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
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 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 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 is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 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
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
Can you mount heavy objects to a Passive House Larsen truss wall?
Posted by Jay Stevenson July 3, 2020, 2:42 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 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 Tortolo Feb. 18, 2020, 10:51 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 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
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 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
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
Is it possible to connect greenhouse with the building?
Posted by Julia Jedrys March 31, 2020, 6:47 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses
In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside?
Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses