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In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside
Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
Details regarding the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house
March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses
Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?
April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses
If a passive house is designed well is it worth the extra cost for Low E (High solar gain) coatings?
June 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
How much does it cost to build a house, by square foot
Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses
Slab-on-grade instead of Pressure treated wood foundation
May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses
Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?
July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses
How do I create a complete air barrier using a vapour retarding primer?
May 3, 2018, 10:15 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Can you also use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?
June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does the plastic vapor barrier go??
Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
How to seal windows from exterior for water and air seal but not vapour seal?
Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?
July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses
Why do you say building on a slab is more ecological than starting with a basement?
Dec. 11, 2017, 11:45 a.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses