Green builders / Discussions

Where can I find certified Green builders in Ontario?

...green builders, but unfortunately we don’t have it up and running yet. There are some general guidelines to being able to ‘find’ or perhaps ‘identify’ who would...

Posted by David Gonzalez March 25, 2020, 4:14 p.m. Planning and Design 1 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 3 Responses

Where can I find green house builder in Loma Linda Ca?

...green builders to offer unfortunately, but this page can help you I think - Tips for finding a reliable green home builder There you will get an idea of the...

Posted by Yasmeen Zahid July 2, 2020, 1:59 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

How do I find a green builder in my region?

...builders to offer unfortunately, but we can offer some advice on how to search and make a final selection, see this page - Tips for finding a reliable green h...

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

Can these be built in California or Washington?

...builders on the west coast. Hi Steven, Just confirming - you're asking if our prefab kit houses are available in Washington and California? If so, when are you ...

Posted by Steven J July 4, 2020, 10:24 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Do you know of a qualified builder in the Niagara Region, Ontario?

...green builders to offer unfortunately, but this page can help you I think - Tips for finding a reliable green home builder There you will get an idea of the...

Posted by David Edgar July 7, 2020, 1:40 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

What do you think about SIP framing system?

...builders I've talked are suggested the 2 1/2 (to maximize sq ft) and stick frame. What do you think? An important thing to remember is that builders make more m...

Posted by Nadia Mehan July 24, 2020, 3:29 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

For a first time buyer where do you start with renovations?

...builders builders , and this one - top tips for staying on budget with home renovations Once you’ve been through these pages let us know if you have more ques...

Posted by Joanne Geall Aug. 19, 2020, 3:14 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?

...builders may not immediatetly consider - design and obtaining building plans, septic plans, permits and such, so you need to be really focused when initially de...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Are Insulated Concrete Forms and Gigacrete panels good?

...builders often look for a higher R value per dollar wall assembly. If you are planning ICF and Passive house, I would suggest having a look at ThermalWall, a ...

Posted by Dallin Sumpter Feb. 21, 2019, 2:46 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 5 Responses

What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?

...builders install ''cassettes'' in the ductwork, that are an option that most split manufacturers offer for the interior unit. That requires bigger ductwork and ...

Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...Green home building guide starting with the design and planning stage. Fill yourself with as much info as you can, and frankly I’d recommend going through the v...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...builders and general contractors. If you are someone that has building experience and wants to do it yourself, this is hands down the best way to go. What they ...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses