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Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?

...Natural wood finishing oils off-gas natural VOCs, and even that can be a concern for people with chemical sensitivities. I apologize. I want plywood cabine...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses

What is the best non toxic insulation for a house?

...natural insulation choices that will not off gas toxic chemicals into your home, here is a page all about it – What is the best insulation for a home? There...

Posted by Jude Smith Sept. 10, 2021, 10:12 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...Natural Swimming Pools Also, if you're looking at ways to reduce energy consumption for a swimming pool or hot tub , took a look at this new guide.

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

Alternativ for Garage Epoxy - Considering both look & economically?

Hi , am loooking to coat my garage floor (just raw concrete slabs as of now) . What would be the best alternate for Epoxy - 1) Looks 2) anti slippery 3)economy...

Posted by Kamatchi Kavi Feb. 21, 2021, 7:58 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 4 Responses

Is there any risk to a concrete foundation from adding interior insulation?

...natural gas furnace. I'd like to replace it with a heat pump for environmental reasons. Is there any data about the up front and operating costs of heat pump vs...

Posted by Drew Tozer Jan. 5, 2021, 12:57 p.m. Basements improvements 9 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...natural building materials like hemp are a great way to safeguard your indoor air quality if you have respiratory issues or chemical sensitivities . We are just...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

What is the best wall & insulation combination for Colorado?

...natural insulation materials like wood fiber board, hemp batt insulation or dense packed cellulose which we recently used when building our recent demo house on...

Posted by Jacob Johannessen July 2, 2020, 11:13 a.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

What is the payout for converting from gas heat to electric heat?

...natural gas, and certainly more so than heating with oil , though sometimes the cost of electric heat is higher. Which province are you in, and do you already h...

Posted by Fred Beaulac Jan. 24, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses