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Drain Maintenance - LEED Accreditation & Points System, how do I gets points?

I have a product that utilizes bacteria instead of chemicals to consume Fats,Oils & Greases and other organic matter in drain lines, grease traps and lift stat...

Posted by Bryan Williams May 20, 2020, 3:16 p.m. LEED Homes 0 Responses

Is Blum hardware LBC compliant or free of Red List components?

...rating system in the world. If you are able to find out more please let us Know here Phil, here is their contact page . Thanks! We heard back from the Living ...

Posted by Phil Lipton Aug. 27, 2019, 10:45 a.m. Kitchens 2 Responses

How hard is it to build a LEED Platinum House?

...rating system. We built the first LEED v4 Platinum house in Canada a few years ago (linked below); in there you can find your way to the video guide we created ...

Posted by Sattar Alfa Aug. 31, 2018, 11:11 p.m. LEED Homes 1 Responses

What is the most efficient passive home design?

...Rating System has always rewarded points for material selection (awarding points for locally produced, recycled and reclaimed building materials, but Passive Ho...

Posted by Peter Riley Jan. 29, 2020, 9:01 p.m. Passive House 1 Responses

My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?

...rating I suspect it’s the same thing that is happening with me. Due to warm air rising (the stack effect), air will leak in on the lower levels and leak out ...

Posted by AJ Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

How does a Passive House handle floods?

...rating system is more about durability measures than PH, so if you’re looking to have a house built and want a performance certification, that may be the better...

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

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

...rating. Roughly speaking the air vent needs to be around a free square inch per 3500 BTU, but always check local code requirements to be certain. Now, from ex...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses