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Looking for great reasonably priced way to heat an off grid home

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

The Kenogami House heating system

...offer on that front unfortunately. You may have seen this already, but here is a page on phase change building materials , I still think there is tremendous pot...

Posted by dean c March 22, 2019, 3:46 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...official certification for your new home has been shown to increase it's value in the future. Finally, to address the issue of cost – yes, you will put more m...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

Building a solar air collector for a small office in my Home.

I will probably build a solar panel with layers of black screen. My question is, I have a patio door with a thermal pane in it. Could this be used for the glas...

Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

What is the best solar water heating system?

...offer limited advice. With the amount of sun you would get there, direct solar thermal collectors make a lot sense, though in your case there is also an argumen...

Posted by Geri Rhodes July 6, 2018, 3:35 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house? use or during power outages, see here © Ecohome

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

What is the cost of Net Zero?

I am trying to find out how much to build a small zero net home on land outside of Vancouver, sea to sky, who do I talk to? Is there a cost calculator or build...

Posted by SD Holman May 19, 2018, 3:14 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

How much does a Tesla roof cost? grid, and after exploring all the options for our client we ended up installing a solar tracker , and the next step will be installing a home battery. Des...

Posted by Anthea Larke June 18, 2019, 7:45 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses