LEED Platinum / Discussions
In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside?
Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
Air source heat pumps: Which brand has the best performance?
Jan. 22, 2020, 9:25 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses
What is safer than OSB for someone with multiple chemical sensitivities?
April 27, 2020, 1:01 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
Do we have the option to build to meet the reqs. of the Living Building Challenge?
Jan. 8, 2020, 1:30 a.m. Green building certifications 5 Responses
If a passive house is designed well is it worth the extra cost for Low E window coatings?
June 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?
Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses
Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?
March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?
May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses
How much does it cost to build a house by square foot?
Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?
Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses