Efficient plumbing design / Discussions

Should I be considering 66 or 80 gallon heat pump water heater?

I am looking to install an AO smith 50 gallon voltex hybrid electric water heater to heat domestic and pex infloor heat in my home. I have 3200 square feet on ...

Posted by Greg Anderson Dec. 19, 2018, 5:44 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...efficient Drafty on a cold winter night Plumbing solutions can be tricky So it ultimately comes down to lifestyle and cost, hopefully this helps a bit wit...

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

What do you think of insulated T Studs in Canada?

...efficient home designs we had experimented with I-joists that we had insulated with Rockwool rigid insulation boards (photo below). They were surprisingly easy ...

Posted by Lee Watt June 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses