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

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

How well does the Legalett air heated floor work when pouring concrete?

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Posted by Israel Sword March 28, 2020, 6:26 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best insulation for a small energy neutral home project?

At the moment I'm designing a small house that I hope to be able to be able to live in all year round, with zero bills so I'm using wind, hydro and solar for e...

Posted by Dan Gull Nov. 11, 2019, 6:40 a.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

What is the cost of a Net Zero House?

I am trying to find out how much to build a small zero net home on land outside of Vancouver, sea to sky, who do I talk to? Is there a cost calculator or build...

Posted by SD Holman May 19, 2018, 3:14 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

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Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

Is an HRV or ERV system best in a cold climate?

We're getting ready to build "as near as possible to Passive House spec without it costing a dime extra overall" house next year in Northern Minnesota as we wi...

Posted by Michael Duncan Nov. 14, 2019, 3:53 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses