Combustion / Guides

Wood Combustion - How it works and the different stages
Wood stove and biomass heat

Wood Combustion – How Firewood Burns & How to get the best heat while being eco-friendly

...combustion. Primary Combustion: The process by which gases are released from wood and burned is called primary combustion. Primary combustion begins at abou...

Natural gas fireplace
Heating with gas and oil

Heating with natural gas

...combustion is condensed and recovers the latent heat of condensation. This is a very efficient combustion system, somewhere in the area of 90% to 97%. There is ...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...combustion appliances, venting requirements and ventilation systems. 2.1 Basic combustion venting measures: Meet all of the following requirements: Ensu...

The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

...Combustion , we have been monitoring the levels (which are now about 80% lower) and will continue to adjust the flow-rates as well as intake and exhaust locatio...

High efficiency wood stoves
Wood stove and biomass heat

Heating with wood and biomass fuel

...combustion burner or re-burner, this refers to metal tubes or baffles in the top of your stove's firebox where much of your combustion and heat comes from. Ef...

Healthy indoor air quality

The impact of ambient fragrances on our health

...combustion, risk of skin or eye irritation or the potential to poison users [8] . Moreover, several studies show that a large percentage of the components tha...

Wood pellet stoves that don't need electric ideal for off grid operation
Wood stove and biomass heat

These wood pellet stoves for off-grid heating don't need electric to operate

...combustion process and to understand how to burn firewood efficiently, see here . Fine particle emission comparisons between different stoves & ...

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?

...combustion from fires and stoves , Formaldehyde from pressed-wood products, such as particleboard, plywood, and fiberboard; glues and adhesives; permanent-press...

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...combustion powered vehicles. Electric vehicle from the early 20th century image via Abandoned cars and trucks Cars with electric motors were more popula...

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

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

...combustion. For condensation to occur, it is essential for water to be at lower temperatures. Condensing boilers have an efficiency rate of 95% which means th...

Patio stones with very low greenhouse gas emissions
Concrete and masonry

Reducing emissions with CO² cured-concrete

...combustion fumes at the industrial production site, which is then re-injected into the mix. That CO² is sequestered permanently in the material instead of being...