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Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?

...A wood stove can provide emergency heating during a grid failure, and above all, if staring at a flickering flame is something that will make you happy, then do...

Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

Looking for great reasonably priced 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

How to insulation the outside of a log home

...ane with no air space. Attach the insulation boards with vertical strapping (not horizontal) to allow for air flow. If you plan to go with board and batten clad...

Posted by Michael Hickey Aug. 2, 2018, 6:03 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...al comfort that may help you solve and fix the problem. Air leakage is another issue that will make a home feel drafty and cool, particularly away from radiator...

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

Starting from scratch in a Victorian row house: how should I heat/cool my home?

...at 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 discovered...

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