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Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada?

Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada? I have seen some in the uk We will soon be suppling Hemp Insulation and Hemp Building Products , we are curre...

Posted by Robin Bakker June 2, 2020, 1:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What do you think of insulated T Studs in Canada?

...Canada. It allows for a fully insulated header above window and doors which is often a weak point of a House. The install of electrical and plumbing is also int...

Posted by Lee Watt June 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Where can I buy hemp batt insulation in Canada?

...Canada and the US . We should be up and running by the fall.

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 12:48 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can I find a prefab home in Canada?

...Canada and the US in the near future, best is to sign up as an Ecohome member for free (we don't spam members or share addresses, fear not). That way you will b...

Posted by Kathleen Thomas June 27, 2020, 9:45 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Can you leave a Legalett slab in winter in Canada without the heat on?

Hi, Planning a home in rural Southern Ontario (Zone 6A). We want heated slab on grade but are concerned about preventing seasonal issues esp winter. Legalett s...

Posted by Gamog Cladhaire April 29, 2021, 9:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Does the basement construction information on this website apply to the climates in Canada?

...Canada ourselves and our basement construction and renovation guide pages are geared towards to the most harsh an unforgiving climates . If you can build a sust...

Posted by BIG FOOT Nov. 17, 2020, 9:34 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...Canada. Where do we buy it??? What store???

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

How can we get a pre fab solar home in Prince Edward Island?

Prefer a traditional design that fits with Island architecture rather than a cube modern design

Posted by Phil Ferraro Feb. 15, 2021, 3:27 p.m. 0 Responses

Are these prefab kit homes available outside Eastern Canada and US?

...Canada and the US . There were slow downs due to the Covid pandemic and demand is pretty high at the moment but we should have additional manufacturers coming o...

Posted by Phil Pooler June 6, 2020, 5:45 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where do you find free energy audits and Canadian Net Zero grants?

...Canada. But I can actually find where these incentives can be put in motion. Can you please help me find where to look?

Posted by Ian Macmillan July 10, 2020, 8:52 a.m. Grants and incentives 0 Responses

Can I purchase a prefab Eco Home kit house for land in Ottawa or Edmonton?

...Canada and the US. If you see models you like, there is a sign up list on that page you can get on to get in the queue for delivery. We have very high demand ...

Posted by Ismael Rumzan March 29, 2021, 3:17 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate the exterior walls of an older home?

I have an older home in Toronto with plaster lathe walls with no insulation behind them. I want to insulate the walls but not remove the plaster as it's still ...

Posted by Geoff Kavanagh June 30, 2020, 4:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

how can I find diy green roof supplies in the Vancouver area?

Would like to put a green roof on our existing garage, its approx 70 years old. Where can we get materials to b iuld like to do it ourselves?

Posted by Rachel Riding April 13, 2020, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 0 Responses

Where can I buy hemp insulation for home renovation In Durham Region, Ontario?

...Canada? You can buy hemp insulation at Ecohome for Canada or the US , just send us an email at with what you need. Let us know the quantity y...

Posted by Virgil N Jan. 23, 2020, 10:50 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

How much does a Tesla roof cost?

...Canada The price for a Tesla Solar roof tiles in Canada is still a little tricky to figure, partly because the numbers reported from Tesla themselves are lower ...

Posted by Anthea Larke June 18, 2019, 7:45 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

Where to find Aeratron ceiling fans?

...Canada. The Aeratron web sight will not ship to Canada and I can’t find a Canadian supplier. Do you have any leads on where to purchase it? We used Aeratron cei...

Posted by marlene schaly Feb. 21, 2021, 10:08 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

How do you do off grid water and waste management?


Posted by suzanne Gardner-Clark Sept. 9, 2020, 4:47 p.m. 0 Responses

Do I need CSA Approval to Build and Sell Solar Air Heaters?

...Canada? That's an interesting question, but one that we are not really positioned to answer with confidence. I did speak with one manufacturer that thought it w...

Posted by Nathan Mackay Aug. 7, 2018, 8:26 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses