Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton

The Windsor Park Net Zero House in Edmonton wins 2017 Canadian Green Building Award in Technical category.

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CaGBC's Zero Carbon Buildings Initiative explained

Mark Hutchinson, Vice President of Green Building Programs at the CaGBC, speaks about the new Zero Carbon Buildings Initiative

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Passively-heated off-grid LEED Gold home
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Off-grid living blog - energy modeling projections and real performance

Energy modeling can help you find the weak link in a building envelope and tweak your design before you start building.

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Off-grid living blog post 4: appliances, mechanical and other systems

How to keep power consumption at a minimum in an off-grid house without affecting quality of life.

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Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

If you are thinking about going off-grid with solar panels and a battery backup, there are lots of good reasons to do so and ways to do it more affordably. W...

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Off-grid heating systems

Post 3 in Craig Anderson's off-grid living blog covers heating systems - what worked, what didn't, and what changes were made.

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Off-grid, passively-heated LEED Gold home
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All about off-grid power generation

In this second post in a series on off-grid living, Craig Anderson outlines the energy systems of his house and explains why he chose them.

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Passively-heated off-grid LEED house in Low, Quebec
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Off-grid living blog: a firsthand account of building and living in a remote area

This is the first in a series of blogs we will post from Craig Anderson about the ups and downs of building an off-grid home.

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Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
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Off grid and passively heated, this house in Low, Quebec is aiming for LEED certification

When you're a long way from the amenities of civilization, employing both active and passive solar strategies can provide security, independence and just goo...

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Natural Resources Canada launches net zero energy pilot project

Soon to be riding along with the Natural Resources Canada R-2000 program will be a new pilot project that will recognize builders who achieve net zero energy...

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Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

Three homes designed to approach or achieve Net Zero Energy consumption are now complete in the Belgravia neighbourhood in Edmonton.

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