Reclaimed materials / Discussions

Do you buy used building materials if they are in good condition?

...materials, even if you only get a few bucks for them it's better than sending them to a landfill. Check out the page below, it has a list of a few places that w...

Posted by Cheryl Nicholson Sept. 5, 2018, 7:03 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

How do I sell my construction materials?

...materials online, the following page can help you figure out how and were you can do that regionally - Where to buy and sell used building materials I hope ...

Posted by Eshwari Chauke April 20, 2020, 3:04 a.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 2 Responses

Can I use an old patio door thermal pane as the cover for a solar air heater?

...reclaimed building materials saves money and saves useable materials from ending up in a landfill. So if I understand correctly you are using the layered screen...

Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

What is the most efficient passive home design?

...materials with low-embodied energy. Different insulation materials will have different R values per inch - which affects the energy required to operate a Passiv...

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