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

We have water butt's to collect water. How could we get them to water tank so c

Water pump to get water to tank in roofs pace? Not sure what your question is, please write it out in more detail. We have a holiday home with no mains water. ...

Posted by Denise Humphries June 8, 2020, 3:45 a.m. Rainwater harvesting 3 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