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Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...to further enhance the performance and thermal comfort of his home. The next system to be installed will be an air-to-water heat pump which will serve as an air...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...heaters will heat another home, are 100% efficient and require a low initial investment. The showhome will be heated with an air source heat pump which is a s...

Swimming Pool Heating - Save energy & money & be Eco-friendly as possible Tips
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Heating a Swimming Pool - Top 10 Cost-Efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat a pool

...Heating to Run: Setting the timer to run HPPH around noon helps to lower energy costs . On systems with a Heat Pump Pool Heater (HPPH) for 100% of their heati...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...heat added to a house through any source of electric resistance heat (like a toaster or electric stove) is equal to the heat delivered by conventional electric ...

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

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

...heating strategy involves an air-to-water heat pump powered by photovoltaic solar panels that extracts heat from the interior air and transfers it to his water ...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...to a Drain Water Heat Recovery System . The foundation’s sump pump is equipped with a valve to allow for watering of the yard. Annual water consumption of the h...

Installing Siding Correctly
Exterior cladding

How to install siding

...water can be trapped inside wall assemblies (referred to as perched water ). Correctly installed siding should also allow air to flow through from top to bottom...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...total heat load being provided by solar air heating panels , which also act to pre-heat domestic hot water in the summer. A heat pump that operates down to -2...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...to be lit using a store-bought battery. Masonry heaters: large stone masonry heaters are very expensive, but they are a very efficient way to heat with wood. ...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...air-source heat pump was able to keep the house comfortable; we only used our back-up wood stove eight or nine times to supplement the point-source heat pump or...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...total heat load being provided by solar air heating panels , which also act to pre-heat domestic hot water in the summer. A heat pump that operates down to -2...