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Do you sell and ship kits in the southwest United States?

...Southern US in the near future, You may have already seen the above page with kit house models but if you submit a request for a quote or join ecohome as a memb...

Posted by Tracey Locke May 31, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...use you will then be keeping the interior of the wall warm enough that the ‘dew point’ is no longer an issue. We would suggest EPS because of the plastic based ...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

What is your recommendation for an air source heat pump?

...use most of us have never used or had the oppertunity to compare one besibe another...we asume lots. I now know that I only wish to "Supplement" my existing sys...

Posted by Martin Dandeneau July 9, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...usses exactly like you are considering, here's a link - How to Build Double-Stud Larsen Truss Walls on a Passive House Beyond such modelling, if you tell us...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...use built 1983, located in southern Ontario (GTA). Poured concrete foundation. Floor joists sit atop the foundation wall on a rim joist wood-sill assembly (not ...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

How do you build a mold-free basement in a new construction house?

...ust a new more humid environment that you may be accustomed to. I’m not saying it isn’t moldy, but us know more about what is going on down there and we can fig...

Posted by Charmaine Herzig Feb. 10, 2020, 7:32 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses