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Air-heated radiant concrete floor
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Air-heated radiant floors

...floors heated with air. Electric wire radiant floor heating © Ecohome How to make air-heated floors work: Since the first fo...

Solar Radiant Heated Floor Slab Kit
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Solar heated radiant floor with radiant heated hot water for a site with problem soil - expansive clay

...heated with air rather than liquid. There are many advantages to air-heated radiant floors over hydronic radiant floors , but none greater than the ability to i...

DIY cork flooring pros, cons & installation guide with video
Flooring and stairs

Cork flooring installation - the eco-friendly flooring choice, with "how to" video

...air heated floors. And For more DIY Green Home Building Videos suscribe to our YouTube channel to see the the Edelweiss House being built from the ground up. ...

Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor installation

...floors are chronically under-insulated and any addition to that can be a foreign concept to lot of builders. Having a heated floor is not an argument against ...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...air-to-water heat pump to extract heat from the air where it can be deposited into a domestic hot water tank. From there it can serve domestic hot water needs, ...

Prefab frost-protected shallow foundation insulated form kit
Slab on Grade

Raft slabs - How to build Insulated Frost Protected shallow foundations (FPSF) on problem soils

...floors are often heated, which provides a very comfortable and even distribution of heat throughout a home. A large volume of heated concrete inside a building ...

Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Renewable energy

The Kenogami House: Energy systems at the cutting edge of innovation

...air-to-air heat pump that extracts heat from outside air to heat inside air, and an air-to-water heat pump. The air to water heat pump extracts heat from ambien...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...air heated slab on grade radiant floor So, this is innovative… the floor is heated by circulating warm air through tubes in the concrete . The majority of the...

Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off grid living blog, part 2: passively heated, this house in Quebec aims for LEED certification

...heated by a woodstove and radiant floors warmed by a propane boiler. A double exterior wall system reduces heat loss to a fraction of what you would expect from...

Concrete floors and timber frame as thermal mass
Efficient home design

The pros and cons of thermal mass in buildings

...heated concrete floors, this can make heating with electricity a more realistic option in regions with high peak rates. A radiant floor can be charged with heat...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...heated air into the living space. So in order to take advantage of that passively heated air, you will greatly increase the interior relative humidity of your h...