Update / Discussions

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

Legalett's air heated radiant floor system uses a sealed, closed-loop system, in part, to control moisture in the tubing and therefore mold growth. In Ecohome’...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Is there an update on your demo house solar air heater?

...update will for sure be posted there. To address your other questions, while we don't have data to support it, there is really no way that the same amount of ...

Posted by dean c Oct. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Where can I buy hemp batt insulation in Canada?

...update this page as well - Buy Hemp Insulation in Canada and the US . We should be up and running by the fall.

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 12:48 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Is hemp insulating wallboard available in Canada?

...update this page as well - Buy Hemp Insulation in Canada and the US . We should be up and running by the fall.

Posted by Robin Bakker June 2, 2020, 1:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

How do I get an assessment of heat loss for my home?

...updated but have a look: Tax incentives and credits for energy efficiency home renovations I hope you are able to find something of value, and if you find a...

Posted by jennifer jolly Jan. 13, 2021, 7:33 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

Are saltwater home batteries availability in the USA?

...update our page. See the latest in home battery technology here for alternatives, there have been amazing advances in Lithium Ion batteries including smart te...

Posted by David Meckes April 11, 2020, 5:13 p.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

What kind of incentive are available for a high performance net zero home?

...update it. As for energy efficiency upgrades, you are always best to find out where your investment will get the most bang for your buck, so regardless of any g...

Posted by Matt Garrod March 28, 2021, 3:37 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

Where can I find hempwool and hemp Hurd/binder?

...update this page as well - Buy Hemp Insulation in Canada and the US . We should be up and running very soon!

Posted by eamonn mcnaughton Aug. 17, 2020, 9:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

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

...update us as to whether or not you are successful, and if you find a new source that isn't listed please let us know. Buy and sell used building materials ...

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

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

...update this if we do. For other readers - The Materials Red List refers to the most harmful building materials on the market as laid out by the International ...

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

Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?

...update the page as soon as we hear back from them. For choosing flooring materials, there are options such as cork or marmoleum, be sure to get a low or zero ...

Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...update? Did you end up building/planning to build? Did your wife come on board? Do you have any advice for a fellow Ontario resident in a similar situation look...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

...update the page, thanks! Where to buy and sell used building materials Hi Thank you for responding to my question. We are in Wakefield, QC We love the cladd...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...update it when we are ready to ship. Sorry it isn’t ready yet, we hope to be up and running in the fall of 2020. Buy Hemp Insulation and other building materi...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

What is the best way to heat an off grid home?

...update our pages when we have some figures.

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

What is the best solar water heating system?

...update this when I find out. Thank you. I'll look into the DC option and look forward to any updates from you.

Posted by Geri Rhodes July 6, 2018, 3:35 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses