Heating with electricity / Discussions

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

...with a bathroom fan or stove hood operating, it may fill your home with smoke. At the best of times, you will be feeding the fire with heated indoor air which w...

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

Should I be considering 66 or 80 gallon heat pump water heater?

...with a heat pump water heater . To simply meet the heating requirements of the house you’d need to have a dedicated boiler for the floor, and one that is sized ...

Posted by Greg Anderson Dec. 19, 2018, 5:44 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...with the local municipality if they have a minimum home size requirement, and if that is a size you are comfortable with. Here are some pages to help. What ...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses