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Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

I am preparing my property to build and I want to find building plans. We don’t currently have plans we can offer unfortunately. There are Passive House and LE...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 3 Responses

Where can I find salt water batteries?

...find anything Ill contact you. That's a good enough tip for us to go on a search too, thanks Shelley! if we find it ourselves we will also let you know.

Posted by S Conrad June 23, 2020, 9:52 p.m. Renewable energy 3 Responses

Where can I find Natural Interior Paint?

...Finding non-toxic zero VOC paint is much easier now and is available at almost all box stores or paint supply stores, but interior natural paint takes a bit mor...

Posted by Ramana Murty April 2, 2020, 4:45 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 1 Responses

Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?

...finding a non-toxic wood finish, which is why I asked just how sensitive you are because zero VOC clear finishes are hard to find, and zero VOC oils are even ha...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses

Where can I find certified Green builders in ?

...finding a reliable green home builder It really comes down to either finding one that has already built to a high level of quality, or just a quality builder ...

Posted by David Gonzalez March 25, 2020, 4:14 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Are saltwater home batteries availability in the USA?

I would like to replace my marine type battery bank with saltwater batteries to increase my electric storage capacity, where can I find one? Saltwater home bat...

Posted by David Meckes April 11, 2020, 5:13 p.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

...finding used building supplies, this page may help, though distributors come and go so if you find a new one please let us know so we can update the page, thank...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

Can I purchase XPS made with HFOs?

We start a new residential build Spring 2020. Can I purchase XPS panels with HFOs anywhere? If not, any idea when they will be available? If they aren't availa...

Posted by Kate Noblio Dec. 14, 2019, 12:35 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

How do I find a green builder in my region?

...finding a builder that has built a Passive House or a LEED certified home would be knowledgeable in the area of green home building . Also search ‘ green builde...

Posted by Marie Isakower July 26, 2018, 8:12 a.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 3 Responses

Where can I find qualified green builders/modular or prefab homes in Port Townsend WA?

Looking to build a retirement home. 3 bed 2 bath 1500 to 2000 sq ft- one level. Hi Alyne, We have a number of prefab modular Kit houses that can meet LEED or P...

Posted by Alyne Galm June 27, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 2 Responses

Which of the passive home prefab kits are available in Quebec?

We are looking to build a passive home in Gore Quebec and are looking for a builder to guide us through our best options for prefab materials / kits. All of th...

Posted by Shawna Dunbar June 16, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where can I find non-toxic outdoor material to use for carcuses for BBQ joinery?

ideally waterproof (or water resistant), mould proof and able to be used as shelving

Posted by Ros Young Jan. 7, 2020, 6:47 p.m. 0 Responses

Do you sell and ship kits in the southwest United States?

We are buying land for an off grid cabin in Flagstaff arizona, 8200 feet elevation so it gets a good amount of snow. Flat buildng lot. Will be on solar, septic...

Posted by Tracey Locke May 31, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Architecture and plan design 0 Responses

how can I find diy green roof supplies in the Vancouver area?

Would like to put a green roof on our existing garage, its approx 70 years old. Where can we get materials to b iuld like to do it ourselves?

Posted by Rachel Riding April 13, 2020, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 0 Responses

Where can you find a grey water recycling system for our washing machine?

We are looking for a grey water recycling system intigration to our washing machine system to be install at our complex. Such installation and intigration will...

Posted by Sameep Shirodkar June 7, 2020, 10:06 a.m. Greywater Recycling 1 Responses

Where can I find caulking and adhesives without antimicrobial (biocides) chemicals?

Although many caulking and adhesive products are now solvent-free and NO or LOW VOC, many contain synthetic antimicrobials or "antifungals" or mildewcides, or ...

Posted by Riki Luri Jan. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 0 Responses

What is the cost of a Net Zero House?

...find/ I have been all over your site and many others and can not find the info. I have as many questions as answers unfortunately, but it will at least get us s...

Posted by SD Holman May 19, 2018, 3:14 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

Is Blum hardware LBC compliant or free of Red List components?

I can find no information on this online and Blum seems to be vague about it also. Any assistance would be appreciated. That is a great question, and so far we...

Posted by Phil Lipton Aug. 27, 2019, 10:45 a.m. Kitchens 2 Responses