Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

This is the first in a series of videos on how to build passively-heated homes.

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Slab-on-grade for Ecohome's upcoming video building guide
Passive solar home design

how to build a slab-on-grade on standard soil

How to build a slab-on-grade with a thickened edge on standard soil

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Passive solar home design

Ecohome's Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

The Kenogami House holds the highest LEED score achieved in Canada (106), meets Passive House performance of 15 kWh per square meter and won a Home of the Ye...

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The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

With the help of the Ecohome design team, home builder Alain Hamel builds "The Most Resilient House in North America".

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Harold Orr, one of the early innovators of high performance home desig
Passive solar home design

The principal designer of the house that inspired the global Passivhaus movement reflects on the project that started it all.

Harold Orr introduced us to some of the most essential components of durable and energy efficient homes. Here is a look back at the house he designed that re...

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Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of high performance buildings and passive solar home design

The Conservation House in Saskatchewan was built in 1977, and was a revolutionary building design that introduced passive heating and cooling to modern home ...

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The concepts of passive solar heating and cooling
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar

The basics on passive heating and cooling

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Passive solar home design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

With a southern orientation and well placed windows, passive solar homes can potentially reduce heating requirements by an easy 25% without adding any cost.

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