Rainwater / Discussions

Can you combine a natural swimming pool with a rainwater harvesting garden?

...rainwater harvesting garden / system cannot be combined into one area. If you mean feeding rainwater into your natural pool from roof runoff, I would see no pro...

Posted by Kitty Bridgens Feb. 7, 2019, 4:23 p.m. Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

Which is best between well water vs rain water harvesting?

...rainwater collection for any use, but a full system for collecting and purifying rainwater for use in homes is an expensive and complicated set up that isn’t al...

Posted by dean c April 24, 2020, 4:40 p.m. Rainwater harvesting 1 Responses

How does a Passive House handle floods?

How would a “passive” or airtight house fare in a flood incident, either from inside (burst water tank) or from outside (like New Brunswick’s spring floods)? ...

Posted by Wendy Tsao May 7, 2018, 12:46 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Do you have building partners in BC?

...rainwater collection and purification system. We would not recommend following it to the word as they have a pattern of glossing over deficiencies in their desi...

Posted by Jami Cruz April 13, 2020, 12:05 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

How do you build a flat roof in Miami Florida?

I have about 1,800 sq. feet of roof here in Miami. 900 is well pitched and covered with barrel tile. The remaining 900 is more or less flat. this section was b...

Posted by Michael Langlois Aug. 4, 2019, 11:52 a.m. Roof coverings 0 Responses