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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

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?

Chevy Campervan remodel. I have respiratory issues and looking for the least toxic insulation for this metal frame. Do I need to use foil tape with hemp insula...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 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

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

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

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

What is the best approach to insulate the floor in a tiny home, built on a trailer?

...Canada climate -Roxul between all the steel frame and build SIP on top of whole assembly? Anyl help greatly appreciated!! When insulating a tiny house on wh...

Posted by Dustin Hartwig May 28, 2020, 4:31 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

What type of framing is best to reduce CO2 emissions in a single family home?

...Canada, what is the best type of framing to use in order to reduce carbon emissions/ embodied energy/ wasted material? Is traditional stick frame with dimension...

Posted by Rachel Rodd Sept. 28, 2020, 3:04 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...Canada so winters are cold. The walls are aluminium, i though I could insulate them with 1.5 " rigid board and cover with 1/2" pine. Should I put a vapor barr...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

What size of lot is needed for the Eco habitat 1600?

...Canada. I am hoping I will be able to get the ECO 1650 installed on it. As If I need the little lot beside me is only 80 foot of water frontage. I Can get that ...

Posted by Andrew Wallace July 21, 2020, 9:59 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

How you vent a metal roof?

...Canada - Climate Zone 6 - and am considering installing a through-fastened steel roof (panels 36'wide cut to length). My house has a vaulted ceiling (no attic)....

Posted by Kim jarrett July 12, 2019, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 3 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