Purchase / Discussions

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

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

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

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

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

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

Where can I find hempwool and hemp Hurd/binder?

We are a hempcrete and hempwool installation company in Boulder, Colorado. I would like to have a consistent source of these products if possible. Are you the ...

Posted by eamonn mcnaughton Aug. 17, 2020, 9:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

Chevy Campervan remodel. I have respiratory issues and looking for the least toxic insulation for this metal frame. Do I need to use foil tape with hemp insula...

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

Are these prefab kit homes available outside Eastern Canada and US?

We are planning to move to Colorado in the near future and I really like your designs. We have a number of p refab kit houses available in Canada and the US . ...

Posted by Phil Pooler June 6, 2020, 5:45 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...purchase of a lot, excavation, well, septic and permits. Typically speaking, you would find most builders will tell you to assume between 200 and 250 per square...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

I am preparing my property to build and I want to find building plans for Eco friendly houses. We don’t currently have plans we can offer unfortunately. There ...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 5 Responses

How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?

...purchase land (and ideally not have to install a septic system or dig a well) so start saving. Below are a few links that I think will help you achieve your goa...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...purchase It doesn’t take long to clean You can’t get lost in it. Well, that about does it. Yes I’m kidding, but… really, that about does it. It's a lifest...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses