Green building / Discussions

Where can I buy green home building plans and blue prints?

...Green Home Building Guide pages , and if you don't find all you need, drop us another question here. I am planning on building on east coast in the future and...

Posted by Moyra Francis Oct. 25, 2019, 5:55 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...green building strategies are expensive and I suspect would never recuperate their cost, but others I believe are "high-yield". Imagine a "selfish" green buil...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

What considerations should be made when installing a green roof on a metal building?

...green roof on top, is that what you mean by a ‘metal building’? Are you planning on building a green roof because the metal has deteriorated? I ask this because...

Posted by Nina Flores Feb. 16, 2020, 4:57 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

Where would I apply for interest free loan?

...building a new home soon. We want to make the house green. I don't fully understand sorry. Do you mean you are hoping to get an interest free bank loan for buil...

Posted by Pat Morrison Aug. 31, 2020, 9:18 a.m. Grants and incentives 3 Responses

How do I find a green builder in my region?

...green homer building techniques into the new house as possible. I don't know how to go about locating a competent builder, any ideas? Thanks! We don’t have a li...

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

Where can I find certified Green builders in Ontario?

...green building industry. We are truly grateful for the high level of contribution that is provided with your platform which is thoughtfully summarized for us re...

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

Was the Kenogami House Worth the Cost?

...building green outlined in the systems employed in the Kenogami home, was offset by the savings on the running costs for the home on a monthly basis? We have no...

Posted by dean c March 22, 2019, 3:58 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What's the best lumber for framing a house?

I'm planning on building an addition in spring on our cabin near Markleeville CA. Our local yard is proposing some rough sawn 6x2's as they reckon they're good...

Posted by Natalie Pierce Nov. 21, 2019, 8:26 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 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

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...green home would be an energy efficient home, so be sure to have a well-insulated building envelope . Here is link to our Green Home Building Guide , the Ecoh...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 5 Responses

Where can I find supplies for a green roof?

...green roof? You make it look quite easy. DO I really need to hire a roofing contractor or it truly can be DIY? Thanks :) nadia In Principle, building a gree...

Posted by Nadia Naderi Oct. 8, 2020, 6:38 p.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses

Do we have the option to build to meet the reqs. of the Living Building Challenge?

...green building program. It places emphasis on regenerative designs, LEED contains certain aspects of green building, with healthy materials, carbon footrprint b...

Posted by Lydia Singh Jan. 8, 2020, 1:30 a.m. Green building certifications 4 Responses

Can these be built in California or Washington?

...building? We hope to be able to provide high performance modular prefab kit houses to in the Western US states in the near future.

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

Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?

...GreenForce, building adhesives are where some of the most nasty fumes will come from if you don't select them carefully. I hope some of these pages help, have a...

Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses

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

...building? 24 months Great Steven, that's plenty of lead time. Best is if you go to the individual model that most interests you and request a quote, if there ar...

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

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

Pls. Send me any info on green grants i might be eligible for ? we put on a steel roof and insolated basement but need new window and drywall unfinished baseme...

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

Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?

...Green Building Guides section Alternatively, if consistent and dependable heat is the primary deciding factor, consider choosing a high efficiency and electri...

Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses