I want to build a rocket stove, thermal mass couch in my new passive solar home. if I have A hyper sealed, plastic wrapped A rated home and a fireplace or even an exhaust fan. Then isn't it the case that they will not suck air out as there is no air to replace it, and won't a fire place be a risk to your health for example carbon monoxide poisoning or simply lack of air. will your fireplace even start?
How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?
Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020 Wood stove and biomass heat 4 responses
Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?
Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018 Wood stove and biomass heat 1 response
Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?
Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021 Wood stove and biomass heat 2 responses
Which are the best wood burning fireplace inserts for Canada?
Posted by Les Poldark March 28, 2022 Wood stove and biomass heat 1 response
Where should you locate HRV and ERV exhaust vents?
Posted by Micara Muir July 12, 2022 HRV and ERV 3 responses
Does electricity free pellet stove comes in 23'' or less to fit my wall ?
Posted by Peter Kutschy April 21, 2020 Wood stove and biomass heat 1 response
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 James Dec. 11, 2017 Healthy indoor air quality 1 response
How do you deal with a house under negative pressure?
Posted by Connie Taylor April 16, 2020 Ventilation 1 response
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 HRV and ERV 4 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 Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 response
Can you help trouble shoot my Lunos HRV e2 system in my tiny home?
Posted by L Dingwall May 24, 2018 HRV and ERV 2 responses
What is the best way to do a radiant floor in an off grid house?
Posted by Julien Comtois Oct. 2, 2021 Heating and cooling 6 responses
Do I need exhaust fans for bathrooms if I have an ERV that is connected to them?
Posted by Dennis Pierron Jan. 10, 2022 Ventilation 3 responses
Improving the efficiency of a home built in 1978 during renovations, do I need an HRV?
Posted by joe cruikshank Feb. 8, 2020 HRV and ERV 1 response
What is the best way to put siding on an older home without causing it to rot?
Posted by Richard Reinert April 18, 2021 Wall assemblies - renovation
What type of hrv system should I put in a 4 year old home?
Posted by Ellen Murray Zappone Sept. 1, 2021 HRV and ERV 1 response
What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?
Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019 Concept and design 3 responses
Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?
Posted by grrr skunk July 20, 2020 Tiny house 3 responses
Are there pellet stoves that don't use electricity?
Posted by Christina Dick Oct. 19, 2021 Wood stove and biomass heat 1 response
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 Architecture and plan design 1 response