Energy efficiency upgrades / Discussions

I have many issues with my house where should I start?

...energy efficient upgrades. Please have a read on a few of these pages, and once you have a better idea of what you want to get done and your budget we are mor...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Sept. 29, 2019, 3:08 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

We installed windows last fall, are we eligible for the grant?

...energy efficiency upgrades?

Posted by PAUL JONES O/A CASKETS2GO June 5, 2021, 10:13 p.m. Grants and incentives 0 Responses

Are their grants in my area?

We have an extremely old house and we are loosing lots of heat!

Posted by Shannon Hutchison Jan. 29, 2021, 10:30 a.m. Grants and incentives 0 Responses

How do I get an assessment of heat loss for my home?

...upgrades and was wondering about the government grants Tax credits and other financial incentives for home energy efficiency upgrades vary by city, state and pr...

Posted by jennifer jolly Jan. 13, 2021, 7:33 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

What kind of incentive are available for a high performance net zero home?

...upgrades. thanks Tax credits and other financial incentives for energy efficiency upgrades will vary by city, state and province, so any incentives available ...

Posted by Matt Garrod March 28, 2021, 3:37 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?

...energy efficient upgrades might bring greater comfort, as well as be the best bet financially into the future. First things first – do your radiators overheat...

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

What is the best way to insulate rim joists with EPS and batts?

I'm trying to insulate Rim joists /cripple walls in basements have read about three methods using EPS & batt with slightly different orders. Plan to insulate c...

Posted by Steve J July 18, 2019, 3:53 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Need roof repairs, insulation and new tin, are there grants available?

...energy efficiency upgrades that save energy as part of climate change action initiatives, so while re-insulating a roof could possibly apply, I don’t think you’...

Posted by Ghislaine Morin Aug. 27, 2020, 12:03 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

Should we renovate or get a Prefab Kit house?

Hello, My husband and I are considering our options for our home and lot in Peterborough, ON Canada. We have been thinking of completely renovating our current...

Posted by Ali Mackenzie Aug. 12, 2020, 7:44 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What do I in my basement where new insulation meets old?

I’m insulating my basement with 2” of EPS against poured concrete foundation, then framing a 2x4 wall, then adding Rockwool. Unfortunately, due to some areas, ...

Posted by Steve J July 20, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?

...Energy Audit and found that my home has 6.5ACH at 50 pascals. Providing I performed the "recommended" upgrades for air sealing (which I am in the midst of) it i...

Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses

How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?

We recently moved into a 15 year old home and have a smell coming from the basement. We had a mold inspector test and look everywhere and found no issues. We t...

Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 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