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Looking for trusted architect in Ottawa

Hello, I really enjoy your site. Thanks for all the work you do. We are building a home in Osgoode outside of Ottawa and I am wondering if you can recommend ...

Posted by Danna Lambert July 28, 2021, 7:39 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Do you recommend ERV or HRV system in mild climates or can do away with them?

...architect didn't specify an ERV system on the plans, citing it's not required to meet code. But I have heard they could be beneficial. I have not yet begun cons...

Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:12 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?

...architect has a good knowledge of these issues, or have your wall assembly assessed by an engineer who can factor in your specific climate conditions to make su...

Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Do you have building partners in BC?

...architect to develop plans for a passive, off the grid home? I am interested in the style of the Edelweiss House. We could follow the plans to build as the gene...

Posted by Jami Cruz April 13, 2020, 12:05 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

How do we find a designer for our new build?

We're very excited to get going on our project! We've secured our land and want to be moving in this coming fall, first step being the right plan to build our ...

Posted by Tim Blais Feb. 15, 2021, 8:40 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses