There are a lot of windows in the design. I like that but does it make it cold in the winter?
Is it worth putting a one foot high window to capture southern solar heat?
Posted by Tristan J Philippe March 4, 2022 Passive solar home design 1 response
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 Passive solar home design 1 response
How do you calculate window height and location for passive solar heating?
Posted by Daniel Gardener Sept. 12, 2019 Passive solar home design 1 response
Can south facing windows and glass doors, double glazed, be used to collect passive solar heat?
Posted by Sue Whall June 5, 2020 Passive solar home design 2 responses
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020 Passive solar home design 1 response
how do I find a window/glass vendor who really understands passive solar houses?
Posted by Brigid O'Connor Oct. 23, 2021 Passive solar home design 1 response
What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?
Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017 Heating with electricity 1 response
What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019 Windows and doors 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
How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?
Posted by Sasha June 25, 2018 Windows and doors 3 responses
Are cathedral ceilings in rooms bad for effiency in heating cooling?
Posted by peter graham April 25, 2023 Concept and design 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
How do you keep concrete house walls from getting too hot in hot climates?
Posted by Florence A. Hawkins May 14, 2021 Passive solar home design 1 response
What is the best heating system for new home build?
Posted by Maureen Thompson Oct. 28, 2021 Heating and cooling 5 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
Do you need radiant heat in a slab on grade if it is well insulated?
Posted by S EDGE March 11, 2022 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 responses
Where do I start if I want to build a hobbit hole?
Posted by Jasmine Myers Nov. 30, 2021 Architecture and plan design 6 responses
How do you install earth tubes for passive heating and cooling?
Posted by Nancy Arevalo Aug. 19, 2021 Passive solar home design 7 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 Solar thermal collectors 1 response