Purchase / Discussions

Can I purchase a prefab Eco Home kit house for land in Ottawa or Edmonton?

Hi Im looking in buying a house or land in Ottawa or Edmonton, even a bit outside the city. I’m interested in the pre-fab LEED concept. Are there restriction...

Posted by Ismael Rumzan March 29, 2021, 3:17 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?

I live near Laval in QC and I am replacing wood panels in my basement due to a sewer backup situation. I have asthma and would like a lost cost non toxic wall ...

Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Can I purchase XPS made with HFOs?

We start a new residential build Spring 2020. Can I purchase XPS panels with HFOs anywhere? If not, any idea when they will be available? If they aren't availa...

Posted by Kate Noblio Dec. 14, 2019, 12:35 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

Where can I buy hemp batt insulation in Canada?

...purchase Canadian product from Canadian diatributor (not California). We will soon be suppling Hemp Insulation and Hemp Building Products , we are currently in ...

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 12:48 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Is the S1600 Ecohome prefab kit house available in Collingwood, Ontario?

...purchase the plans to see if it qualifies for an Ontario building permit? Have you expanded to Ontario for delivery? Have you expanded for Ontario for build? Is...

Posted by Barbara Puckering June 6, 2021, 11:09 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where to find Aeratron ceiling fans?

...purchase it? We used Aeratron ceiling fans for ventilation in our Edelweiss Demo House in 2015 but we have not been in contact with the company since. Have you ...

Posted by marlene schaly Feb. 21, 2021, 10:08 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

What is the best flood prevent system for a home?

...purchase. Just a check vale in the font yard/ check valve with a 2 stage well out on front of home/ ejector pump with a check valve in the basement floor The be...

Posted by Dawn Wlezien July 15, 2021, 10:30 p.m. Waterproofing and drainage 2 Responses

What's the difference between EPS and GPS insulation?

...purchase EPS boards, which are very difficult to find here in QC, I've bumped into a 4' x 8' x 1" thick board, called GPS. Do you have a webpage about GPS insul...

Posted by Ronald Tetrault Feb. 3, 2021, 5:22 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Which type of exterior insulation to use on a house?

...purchase/install the exterior insulation. a little info on the existing house: Its' in Northern Ontario , Canada. Atikokan to be specific. The house has a...

Posted by Trevor Marshand May 26, 2020, 1:16 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?

...purchase EPS or XPS boards for installation in my basement rim joists, should I be looking for faced or unfaced foam boards to install there--and which surface ...

Posted by Thomas Dispenza Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses

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

...purchase out west.

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

Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada?

Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada? I have seen some in the uk We will soon be suppling Hemp Insulation and Hemp Building Products , we are curre...

Posted by Robin Bakker June 2, 2020, 1:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What should I look for if I want to buy a slab on grade house?

...purchase. Below are some things you should put an eyeball on - I would check for cracking, specifically along the edge where the footing would be to see if th...

Posted by terry northcott March 25, 2019, 11:02 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?

...purchase triple-pane for efficiency as well as comfort, but you do not need more than one window per opening if that is your question. Just get really good ones...

Posted by Sasha June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

Where can I get wood planks for a ceiling?

I have 1500sf of Celing area I need to cover with wood planks I need to know what the labour cost of that . I assume you are asking because you saw this page h...

Posted by zulie alnahas Aug. 23, 2020, 6:01 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 1 Responses

What do we look for when buying land and coming up with a house building budget?

We want to build an eco home in the hudson valley. We are not sure where to start on finding land and coming up with a suitable budget. We would really appreci...

Posted by stephanie p July 3, 2021, 8:48 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What is the best septic system if we plan on using the hydraloop

We have purchased a 14 acres parcel of land. We want to build an eco, self sufficient 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms, kitchen sink, dishwasher,laundry sink and washi...

Posted by Genevieve Brunet Sept. 9, 2020, 9:16 p.m. Greywater Recycling 2 Responses

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

...purchase price with the seller. Home inspectors in Ontario and Quebec (as well as a variety of other places) are not government regulated so it is up to you to ...

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