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How do I get an assessment of heat loss for my home?

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Posted by jennifer jolly Jan. 13, 2021, 7:33 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?

...home. It has a 12 ft by 12 ft add on. The home has sheet rock with 1/2 inch stucco on the walls and ceiling. There are 12" by 12" tile through out the home. The...

Posted by Chryss James Nov. 19, 2020, 9:06 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to heat a home with solar panels?

Hi, we are planning to build a home in the Canadian Rockies, we would like to incorporate a grid tied, ground mounted solar system into our design. Given that ...

Posted by Oliver Williamson Oct. 26, 2020, 2:05 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 0 Responses

Can you add external insulation to a brick home?

...home and need to add insulation. It is painted brick and we are interested in adding insulation and recladding the exterior. Is this the best way to go? What ki...

Posted by Rachel Kaiser April 2, 2020, 9:11 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Is there a 1200 sq ft Prefab Eco home for Ontario?

...homes that without a doubt we will have more manufacturers up to speed to produce high efficiency prefab homes for delivery in Ontario. Do you have an idea of t...

Posted by Anne Stevens March 17, 2021, 8:52 a.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

Is hydronic slab heat appropriate in a super insulated home?

I'm designing our new home in Anchorage, Alaska (building zone 7) to be insulated to R-40 or better ICF walls and an appropriate level of insulation in the roo...

Posted by Andrew Wright Feb. 3, 2021, 3:26 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

What insulation is there for a shipping container home that isn't spray foam?


Posted by Jim bo April 1, 2021, 3:37 a.m. Tiny house 0 Responses

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

...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 green home...

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

How do insulate the outside of a log home?

I built a dove tailed, flat inside and outside, chinked log home with 10" thick by average 18" long red pine logs. I heat it mostly with a masonry wood stove, ...

Posted by Michael Hickey Aug. 2, 2018, 6:03 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate the exterior walls of an older home?

I have an older home in Toronto with plaster lathe walls with no insulation behind them. I want to insulate the walls but not remove the plaster as it's still ...

Posted by Geoff Kavanagh June 30, 2020, 4:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What kind of incentive are available for a high performance net zero home?

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Posted by Matt Garrod March 28, 2021, 3:37 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

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

...home. I've done research on contracting, home building, Passive House Certification, etc. I'm by no means an expert but I have some knowledge that would make me...

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

Is insulating an existing home from the outside a good solution?

...home that had been recently remodelled - everything about the interior is to our liking. However, we firmly believe the insulation is inadequate. We have been t...

Posted by Cate Prichard June 26, 2021, 3:27 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do I best insulate my century home from the inside?

...home that I am renovating myself as time and money permits. I have a strong desire to make this home as comfortable as possible for my time in the home and for ...

Posted by Merner Row Design May 12, 2021, 12:22 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 0 Responses

What is the best way to Insulate the crawl space of an old home?

...home with a dirt crawl space that is completely dry, no Mold in the entire home, has new windows and new insulation in the attic. I have started the insulation ...

Posted by Aj Jan. 21, 2020, 8:13 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

Can I incorporate grey water recycling into my existing home?

I own a home built in 1964 in Northern California and I am very interested in recycling my family's water. Is this possible with a remolding project or is this...

Posted by Milo Moreno April 24, 2021, 11:39 p.m. Greywater Recycling 1 Responses

How do you solve high humidity issues in a home?

...home built in the 1950's. Over time, the home was remodled. The remodle resulted in 1 AC/Furnace unit for the basement/main level and a 2nd AC/Furnance for the ...

Posted by Megan McIntosh Jan. 6, 2021, 2:18 p.m. Ventilation 0 Responses

What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?

...home. We purchased some basic house plans that are designed for a slab on grade home. I am really leaning towards slab on grade for the aesthetics, savings, as ...

Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses