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What would a saltwater home battery bank be for solar applications?

...home battery systems to get you in right headspace too – The latest solar home battery technologies When you are sizing a solar array to power a home there ...

Posted by Jordon Morishita June 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...home, so first I would look on our page about how to create a comfortable home – How to design a home for thermal comfort You will see on that page how ther...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?

...homes - How to design a home for thermal comfort Are you in an older house? Maybe one that needs but hasn’t had an energy retrofit? For perspective – A well...

Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

What is the most efficient passive home design?

...home building industry, and a free carbon calculator has recently been released, which lets you input different materials to see the overall impact. Calculati...

Posted by Peter Riley Jan. 29, 2020, 9:01 p.m. Passive House 1 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...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 Ecohome pl...

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

Are saltwater home batteries availability in the USA?

...home batteries for power storage is a very promising technology that we were really excited about seeing as a greener and cheaper solution for storing home sola...

Posted by David Meckes April 11, 2020, 5:13 p.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

Where can I find green house builder in Loma Linda Ca?

for home renovations We don’t currently have a directory of green builders to offer unfortunately, but this page can help you I think - Tips for finding a re...

Posted by Yasmeen Zahid July 2, 2020, 1:59 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

What is your advice on exterior wall insulation for a tiny home?

Hello , I live in the Ottawa region and currently building myself a tiny house. My plan for the exterior walls are as follows, from inside out: Ship lap wo...

Posted by Mitch Fowler Aug. 27, 2020, 7:04 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Can hydronic radiant heating be a complete heating solution for a home?

...home heating and comfortable home design - Designing Homes for Human Comfort To be sure I understand your question, is this a new home build or a renovation...

Posted by Jeremy Peters Dec. 16, 2019, 1:13 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses

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

...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 desig...

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

What is the best way to heat an off grid home?

...home temperatures tend to vary more when wood is the primary heat source. It also requires that you be there to continually feed the fire. They’re fun to sit ar...

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

How do I build or buy a salt battery for my home?

I have solar installed on the roof but need to build storage and I would like to use a salt battery.

Posted by Sakthi N Dec. 26, 2020, 9:02 p.m. Renewable energy 0 Responses

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

...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 and not ...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Can I use straw bale sips on the exterior of a shipping container home?

...homes is an interesting movement but is not as ‘eco’ or ‘green’ as people may think, so if you haven’t started yet read more here first – Shipping container h...

Posted by Chelsea Teresak Nov. 28, 2020, 9:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What are the HRV or ERV options for 40-yr 2-storey 2000 sq ft home?

...homes than gutting it to run ducts. Ductless wall insert ERVs for renovations and new home builds This system works in pairs, where each unit has a ceramic ...

Posted by T Newell July 17, 2020, 1:59 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

For doing an off grid home what is the cost of the slab?

I have an illustration of a top view looking down but still working on a side view but not quite sure on what section and how much reinforcement I would need t...

Posted by Jayperion July 31, 2020, 10:15 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What Should You Look For When Buying a Slab on Grade Home?

...home is always a tricky call, because the further you go back in time, the less and less insulated homes were. A slab on grade home is probably about the same. ...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 6, 2019, 7:29 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best insulation for a small energy neutral home project?

...homes for their specific climate . We can help you choose the right insulation for your needs as well as determine the right amount of insulation for energy eff...

Posted by Dan Gull Nov. 11, 2019, 6:40 a.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses