Converting / Discussions

What is the payout for converting from gas heat to electric heat?

...converting from gas to electric heat? That depends on what you installed, and utility rates. So – have you already made the switch? What system did you install?...

Posted by Fred Beaulac Jan. 24, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...converting the main structure (with a cement block foundation and piers) into a garage with a 550 sq ft passive house on the main floor. Do you have recommendat...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?

...converting to a slab foundation and how might I go about it? Yes, you can convert a crawl space into a slab on grade foundation , it just isn’t a particularly c...

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can I use straw bale sips on the exterior of a shipping container home?

...Converting shipping containers to homes is an interesting movement but is not as ‘eco’ or ‘green’ as people may think, so if you haven’t started yet read more h...

Posted by Chelsea Teresak Nov. 28, 2020, 9:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace and install radiant floor heat?

...Converting a cottage to a 4-season home is not an easy feat, particularly in less-than-balmy Alberta, but it of course can be done. And retrofitting an existing...

Posted by Todd hall June 28, 2020, 8:36 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses