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

...green builder, someone who wants to build green only to save money. What eco/green strategies would you recommend to them? I know this is not a good way to thin...

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

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

...green home plans to offer sorry, but you should check out our prefab LEED and Passive House ready kit houses . Some of these manufacturers of prefab homes offer...

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

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

...Green Homes on a Budget How to Stay on Budget When Building a Home And for general design ideas, I’d say you are better off starting with a slab on grade an...

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

How do I find a green builder in my region?

...homes they construct, ask them a few basic questions to weed them out – Do you build high performance / energy efficient homes? Do you build airtight home...

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

Have you heard of Gigacrete and is it any good?

Do you have any reviews or suggestions for Gigacrete homes? They seem eco-friendly with a tight building envelope. There's just not much info out there. Hi Sas...

Posted by Sasha P Aug. 29, 2019, 4:21 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 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

Where can I find a round prefab green home?

...green'. Where should I look? RE SHIPPING COSTS: I'm in eastern US (WV). We are working to get more prefab modular house models deliverable to the US, but we don...

Posted by Sabrina Adams May 27, 2021, 2:02 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where would I apply for interest free loan?

...home site: 0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020 Green Home Renovation Tax Credits, Net Zero Home Gran...

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

Was the Kenogami House Worth the Cost?

...home, to the larger mortgage being carried to pay for the added insulation for the Kenogami home vs a code built home? Basically wondering if the larger mortgag...

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

Where can I find certified Green builders in Ontario?

...home builder, mostly by asking the right questions. For the most part there aren’t really ‘cerfified’ green builders, but those how have built such homes genera...

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

How do I apply for the Canada grant to get renovations done?

...home renovations and upgrades qualify for grants, see the pages below – What is offered in the Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 Canada Greener Homes Grant 20...

Posted by Debbie Brown Sept. 7, 2021, 11:52 a.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

How do I apply for a grant to do renovations to my home?

...Greener Homes Grant 2021 - How to Apply Step by Step $40k Interest-Free Loans for Green Home Renos, How to Apply Canada 2021 There aren’t any US national gr...

Posted by Debbie Brown June 20, 2021, 5:58 p.m. Grants and incentives 3 Responses

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

...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 Passive House performance standa...

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

How do I find a Passivhaus designer to create a set of plans?

...green home builder We will have an online directory soon but regrettably it isn’t ready yet, so for the moment I would suggest a google search of your area wi...

Posted by tony wolff Feb. 23, 2021, 10:20 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate embedded joists in a basement Montreal Home?

...homes/make-your-home-more-energy-efficient/keeping-heat/keeping-heat-chapter-6-basement-insulation/15639#a6-2 " I want to use a professional company to spray ...

Posted by Emil Idf Jan. 7, 2020, 8:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

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

...home is not easy. Your question about grants and incentives is tricky to answer since they change by region. Here is what we have though – Green Home Buiding ...

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