Efficient home heating / Guides

Heat pump hot water heaters, why they're a good idea
Plumbing and water heaters

How heat pump hot water heaters work and why you should get one

...Home Green Building Guides - or for more ideas on heating and cooling a home while saving energy and money look at the How to heat & cool your home in an enviro...

Electricity

Lights, appliances and all things electrical

...home lighting, and heating your home. These pages outline some things you can do that will help reduce your consumption, and despite what is sometimes a highe...

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

Heating with electricity

...Heating Eco-friendly? Determining whether or not electricity is an efficient and ecologically responsible means to heat a home should include the initial prod...

Yukon's first LEED certified home
LEED Homes

The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...home actually came in under market rates for a comparable sized home. After a year of occupancy, what's really impressive is that this home ended up using 30%...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

B.C.’s First Passive House was built in Whistler in 2012.

...homes is anything but new. Solar heat collection is a technique that has been used in home construction for thousands of years. What is relatively new is the ra...

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...Heating & Cooling? Passive heating and cooling of homes is not new . The above image is of Mesa Verde National Park, the Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings in...

Ductless mini-split air source heat pump installed in a LEED certified PH Home
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

How heat pumps work in a LEED or Passive House high efficiency zero net energy home - video

...home? Really well as it happens, see a great example of a split system heatpump installation in the Edelweiss LEED Platinum V4 Home below: The Edelweiss Hou...

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

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Heating: Each Belgravia Green home will have a completely different heating system. One home will have geothermal heating, which requires a slightly highe...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...home is usually a result of heating, with our building envelope we've been able to reduce that to about 10 percent of what most new homes require. Beyond that, ...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...home systems like those found in both Beachaus homes can be more than just cool toys, they can optimize the performance of your home. Having an Ipad control cen...

Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Geothermal heating for Homes in North America - Does it work & will it save money?

...Heating Systems for Homes Domestic Geothermal heating systems can be a great way to heat your home, replace a furnace, and are labeled as money savers. Questi...

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