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

...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 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

Where can I find certified Green builders in Ontario?

Good day, We love your site and all the pertaining information & knowledge that is shared on the green building industry. We are truly grateful for the high ...

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

How do I find a green builder in my region?

I am thinking of having a house built in Pensylvania, but would like the builder to incorporate as much green homer building techniques into the new house as p...

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

Do you have any framing schematics for an extensive green roof?

...green roof right now and I'd love some guidance on the parapet details as well as perimeter drains/gutter details. A green roof is much heavier than roofs with ...

Posted by Eric Anderson May 28, 2021, 12:53 p.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses

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

Is there a safe MDF? formaldehyde & anti-fungicide free, etc? Or a green sealant?

...green-build modern cottage I'm constructing. It also saves wall prep , texturing, layers of painting, dust and all the labor involved. There is one non-toxic MD...

Posted by Elize St Charles May 23, 2020, 10:52 p.m. Wood and organic materials 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

What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?

...green flooring materials If you don’t already have a sump pump I would suggest you install one, and even consider installing a battery backup, since heavy rai...

Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

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

...green roof on a 'metal' building, you are referring to the current roof covering, correct? We do have a DIY green roof installation video , the first steps of...

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

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

Looking for plans to build an eco-friendly house in New Brunswick. We don't have green home plans to offer sorry, but you should check out our prefab LEED and ...

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 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

How can we clear up green pool water after adding bog plants and lillies?

...green after adding bog plants It was clear prior to their installation. We have this page on our site about How to Install Natural Swimming Pools and Ponds, but...

Posted by Mercedes McCloughan June 15, 2020, 1:28 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 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

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

Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?

Hi, we want to build a tiny home and make it as efficient as possible. So we'd like to hire a consultant to optimize passive solar, ventilation, and other aspe...

Posted by Felicia Hobert July 20, 2020, 5:39 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses