Choosing a home heat source / Discussions

What is the best way to heat an off grid home?

...ave solar-heated air panels feeding air tubes in the slab floor. Solar air heating panels are a lot less hassle and risk than solar water heating panels, and a ...

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 1 Responses

I have chronic illness from the air quality of my home, can you help determine if I need to replace the HVAC system?

...at the HRV was damaged by that move. Electrical issues in a home is a serious matter for safety and should be addressed immediately. Air will naturally leak...

Posted by Niki Harrison Sept. 6, 2019, 4:32 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What is the best type of heating system?

...heating fuel is. 60% of U.S. homes are heated with natural gas , 25% with electricity . In Canada, 47% of homes are heated with natural gas, and 37% are heate...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 2 Responses

What would you say is the most comfortable heating system for a home?

...akage is another issue that will make a home feel drafty and cool, particularly away from radiators. But to get back to you actual question - • Radiant heat...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?

...heat and air is leaking in and out and see what reasonable measures I could take to insulate or prevent air leaks. We paid around $200 for an audit and discover...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?

...actual ventilation in the basement apart from the drafts. There is a sink, the hot water tank with drain off and furnace, and one small window that stays closed...

Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses