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Mechanical systems

Mechanical systems and plumbing are at the heart of a home's operation. We cover heating and air conditioning, ventilation, electrical systems, efficient water management and renewable energy production. Informed decisions on design and product selection can affect comfort, efficiency, durability, operational cost and above all, health for occupants.

Where to find information on geothermal ground source heat pumps?

Posted by bruno wunderlich June 10, 2022, 9:08 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Which are the best wood burning fireplace inserts for Canada?

Posted by Les Poldark March 28, 2022, 10:24 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

Should I install an HRV or ERV?

Posted by David Hinton March 4, 2022, 10:08 a.m. HRV and ERV 2 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, 1:33 p.m. Ventilation 3 Responses

What do I do if my heat from my electric furnace isn’t working?

Posted by karen gurney Dec. 22, 2021, 6:32 p.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses

What is the best ductless HRV system?

Posted by michelle ifversen Dec. 17, 2021, 5:38 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Can I run a Legalett air heated slab system during a power outage?

Posted by Tyler Forman Dec. 11, 2021, 5:08 p.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses

Does an air exchanger affect indoor humidity levels?

Posted by Dale Hanson Dec. 6, 2021, 4:13 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

demo home with air heated floors and solar air

Posted by S EDGE Nov. 29, 2021, 12:40 p.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses

Reveeco is out of business. is the Orbsys shower available in QC?

Posted by tony wolff Oct. 31, 2021, 6:13 p.m. Greywater Recycling 1 Responses

What is the best heating system for new home build?

Posted by Maureen Thompson Oct. 28, 2021, 11:33 p.m. Heating and cooling 5 Responses

What is the best heating system to upgrade a 100 year old building?

Posted by Rachel Codd Oct. 25, 2021, 3:52 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Are there pellet stoves that don't use electricity?

Posted by Christina Dick Oct. 19, 2021, 11:35 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

How do you keep a house cool in summer without air conditioning?

Posted by Teresa Roper Oct. 15, 2021, 11:48 a.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses