Tiny House / Discussions

Where can I buy a tiny house and plot of land to put it in a tiny house community near Seattle?

...tiny house and plot of land to put it in a tiny house community in the greater Seattle area, but don't see online where to do all this or how to start. Can some...

Posted by Marc von Borstel May 19, 2020, 10:19 p.m. Tiny house 0 Responses

How do you install grey water recycling in a tiny house?

...tiny houses and RVs. For more design and building tips see this page - How to build a tiny house for cold climates You might also consider a dry composting ...

Posted by Grace Schock June 21, 2018, 3:23 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

What is the best approach to insulate the floor in a tiny home, built on a trailer?

...Tiny house we've seen, and it was insulated with Roxul batts, more than we have seen before - How to build a tiny house in a cold climate And this page will...

Posted by Dustin Hartwig May 28, 2020, 4:31 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

What permits do I need to start building prefab commercial Additional dwelling

I am interested in building prefab additional dwelling units for retail, what permits are required? Secondly can imported shipping containers that has been mod...

Posted by danny babson Oct. 1, 2020, 8:33 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Is there a small ventilation HRV/ERV for a camper van?

...tiny houses seems to be often overlooked for some reason, though it’s not too surprising to find them absent in a camper fan. How big is your van, and does it h...

Posted by Ron Timmins June 6, 2020, 8:05 a.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?

...tiny house I would start on this page here , its the best tiny house we have seen - How to build tiny houses on Wheels for cold climates And on the other si...

Posted by Felicia Hobert July 20, 2020, 5:39 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

What is your advice on exterior wall insulation for a tiny home?

...Tiny Houses Good for the Environment? Here is a Tiny house designed by an Ottawa University architecture student, it is the best tiny house we’ve seen so far ...

Posted by Mitch Fowler Aug. 27, 2020, 7:04 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...tiny house, here are a few links to check out: How to Build Tiny Houses on Wheels for Cold Climates Are Tiny Houses Good for the Environment? If you a...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Do you have on a category on insulating vans?

...tiny houses, the best one we've seen used Rockwool insulation and a separate air barrier membrane. The best tiny house we've seen so far All about tiny hous...

Posted by chantal fortier April 14, 2019, 2:08 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Can you help trouble shoot my Lunos HRV e2 system in my tiny home?

...house built because I'm unwell and needed to pare down, but my builders are in Canada (I'm in North Carolina) and they're quite busy. Anyway I'd be incredibly g...

Posted by L Dingwall May 24, 2018, 11:06 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?

I will be building a house in Atlin, BC (zone 3), and was hoping to have a wood stove as back up heat for my hydronic slab on grade in addition to the aethstet...

Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?

What would be the best house design financially, and would weather the Canadian climate, and cost of this. I am starting again in life and I am doing Renovatio...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...house is not very big, 1600 sqft with a basement. All our living space is on the main level. We have been looking into a boiler system with radiators. The cos...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...tiny houses, yurts and renovating an RV style trailer (if we can find one that does not off gas). The idea of a moveable home is attractive to us because we are...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

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

...house models but if you submit a request for a quote or join ecohome as a member for free , we will be able to let you know when they are available in your regi...

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

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

We have a 50 year old house and our roof was redone 10 years ago and found the roof structure was damaged by ants. We saw them a lot back then but we didn’t se...

Posted by Shawn B Nov. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m. Pest control 1 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...house-friendly with its regulations, what a relief! We were thinking of building our own simple design but know we'd need help, advice, resources, etc to make...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

...House Ready for Winter Best Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes For now, assuming a reasonably ‘cold’ climate and also running with the assumption of...

Posted by Teresa Cunningham Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses