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how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

...ontario If you go onto pages of any individual models of prefab kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a quote. I know t...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Do I need a vapour barrier in Ontario?

...Ontario. Some walls are being stripped to the studs and getting insulated with Roxul R14, some walls are not. I plan on adding house wrap and insulation and sid...

Posted by Gordon Harold April 22, 2021, 9:28 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

Where can I find certified Green builders in Ontario?

...Ontario to eventually build an eco-home and are wondering if there is an association or list of certified eco-builders that can be consulted. Your sister organi...

Posted by David Gonzalez March 25, 2020, 4:14 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Where does a vapour barrier go when building a shed in southern Ontario?

...ontario, and enjoy anything from 32 below to 42 above zero. Saw dust, a highly combustable substance, has forced an electric heating system, so insulation and a...

Posted by Charley Nelson Nov. 5, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

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

...Ontario. Do you have an idea of timeline? I'd really like to get my house built this year but I should adjust my expectations to 2022? We can't say for sure but...

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

How do I find a reliable house inspector in Ottawa, Ontario?

Looking to buy a home - how can be sure my inspector is legit?

Posted by Christa Mooney April 3, 2021, 1:17 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 0 Responses

Where can I buy hemp insulation for home renovation In Durham Region, Ontario?

...Ontario, Canada? You can buy hemp insulation at Ecohome for Canada or the US , just send us an email at info@ecohome.net with what you need. Let us know the q...

Posted by Virgil N Jan. 23, 2020, 10:50 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

Can Ontario contractor easily build home to code?

...Ontario and I'm wondering if it's easy enough for a contractor here to make adjustments to the home when assembling it to make it to code in Ontario. Addition...

Posted by Kaylan Ssenfuma March 29, 2021, 3:01 p.m. Building codes 1 Responses

What is the ground temperature 4 feet down in Sudbury, Ontario?

Hi, how can I know the lowest ground temp in the Sudbury latitude up as far as temiskaming latitude? Ideally at various depths. Thanks for being there, Paul

Posted by Paul Bullock Oct. 8, 2020, 4:53 p.m. 0 Responses

Do you know of a qualified builder in the Niagara Region, Ontario?

I am interested to know if it is realistic to build a quality affordable Passive Home in Niagara. We don’t currently have a directory of green builders to offe...

Posted by David Edgar July 7, 2020, 1:40 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

Is there a 1500 sq ft eco-type home for Oro Medonte area in Ontario?.

...Ontario. I'll look into the S1600

Posted by Sean H March 17, 2021, 10:12 p.m. Architecture and plan design 2 Responses

Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?

...Ontario or any information on the real-world experience of installing and living with these products, short of reading the always rosy manufacturer's claims. I ...

Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

I have recently purchased a property in the Algonquin Highlands about 20 minutes north of Minden, Ontario. There is an existing strucuture, but I am looking to...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

We want to build a solarium in Ontario, what do you think of heating it with a radiant floor and wood stove?

...Ontario. QUESTION: Is this idea even possible to add to an existing build and if so, can you give me a rough idea of 800 to 1000 sq. Feet. Thx A solarium or s...

Posted by Deanna Zavattin-Tortolo Feb. 18, 2020, 10:51 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses

What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?

...Ontario/Quebec? Thanks Shaun We really quite like prefab / pre built houses and firmly believe that if you were to fast forward 20 years into the future tha...

Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 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?

...Ontario. The garage will be two stories with a pitched roof that faces south. The garage will be adjacent to the pool. Being a two part question I wouldn’t real...

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

What type of insulation should I put on the exterior of my new home?

...Ontario Building Code anymore. Many regional building codes can get a little complicated and Ontario is no exception, but you would likely also need R7 continuo...

Posted by Alex Kesheshian April 23, 2020, 12:22 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

How much does a Tesla roof cost?

...Ontario Canada The price for a Tesla Solar roof tiles in Canada is still a little tricky to figure, partly because the numbers reported from Tesla themselves ar...

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