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What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...resilient home design. Since you won’t be there a lot of the time, try to foresee any issues your home may face and add design features to deal with them passiv...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

The Kenogami house costs

...home, to the larger mortgage being carried to pay for the added insulation for the Kenogami home vs a code built home? Basically wondering if the larger mortgag...

Posted by dean c March 22, 2019, 3:58 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

The Kenogami House heating system

...home. How well did this technique work? Hi Dean, The owner of the Kenogami house was a board member of our French counterpart Ecohabitation.com, and regrettab...

Posted by dean c March 22, 2019, 3:46 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

Looking for great reasonably priced way to heat an off grid home

...home temperatures tend to vary more when wood is the primary heat source. It also requires that you be there to continually feed the fire. They’re fun to sit ar...

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 1 Responses

Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?

My home in south-central Pennsylavnia was built in 2001. The unfinished basement (walls and floor) surfaces are formed of poured concrete. One side of the base...

Posted by Thomas Dispenza Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses
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