Baseboard heating / Guides

Reducing the need for air conditioning
Heating and cooling

How to keep homes cool without air conditioning

...baseboard heater all summer long. It all boils down to one thing - the less heat you bring in, the less heat you have to either endure or extract. Pretty simple right? Read more here about how to choose energy efficient and Energy Star appliances. 6 easy tips for keeping a house cool in summer Anywhere cold air...

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

Resilient design features for new home construction

...heating, passive cooling , and natural lighting design are even better because design features like that won’t break down and don’t require power. Building to survive climate change: The primary concern for people in most of Canada and other cold climates is the ability to stay warm in the event of a power outage, ...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...heating - so should be considered suboptimal. Distance from work, schools, shops and civilization. If serious about reducing your carbon footprint and living in a truly green home - the future requirements for getting everywhere your family needs to be can have an important impact. Unless you're looking to build an o...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...heating from the sun, but also many of the elements that make up the current Passive House standard: careful sealing with tape for air-tightness , jaw dropping amounts of insulation, and a fresh air intake and heat exchange system designed from scratch (spawning a company that still exists). It was no solar hippie hous...