Clean energy / Discussions

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...clean You can’t get lost in it. Well, that about does it. Yes I’m kidding, but… really, that about does it. It's a lifestyle choice you're either into or yo...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

What is the best way to renovate and make a self sustaining eco friendly family house?

...energy so as long as your heating system and water heater are powered with electricity you will already be powering your home with clean energy. For finding con...

Posted by Emmanuel Sylvestre Aug. 31, 2020, 8:15 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?

...energy performance and total carbon footprint on this page here - Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close There have been Legalett...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

What is the best heat pump hot water heater for an all electric house?

I'm planning to convert my house to all electric energy. Do you recommend tankless water heater or a water heater tank? What is the best brand for water heater...

Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...energy efficient upgrades . The honest question, is there simply is no single 'best way' to do it, so if someone tells you that, they're wrong. It depends on yo...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

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

...clean energy like in Quebec makes a difference too, especially with an occasional use room like you are talking about. In your case, the carbon footprint of ins...

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