Efficient home heating / Guides

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...efficient home heating and how to reduce the carbon footprint of homes on the following pages and in the EcoHome Green Building Guide . Home Heating - How to Design a Home for Thermal Comfort and Efficiency Electric Home Heating - Which Types are Best? Best Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - 10 Tips...

Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 - How to apply fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 - the "how to apply" guide - step by step

...homes grant? What grants are available through the initiative? There are up to 700,000 grants of up to $5,000 to help homeowners make energy efficient retrofits to their homes, such as better insulation, more efficient heating, better windows, solar panels etc EnerGuide evaluations (worth up to $600) and expert...

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

...efficient the air heating system is, the more efficient the hot water heater will be. That's why you get the most out of it when you pair it with an air source heat pump, because they are a very efficient heat source when combined. Heat pump water heaters are less beneficial in homes that heat with gas, oil or electr...

Why Electric Heating Systems are Best for Sustainable Homes
Heating with electricity

Heating with Electricity - The Best Choice for High Efficiency & Zero Energy Homes?

...home heating, learn more about sustainable home comfort , energy efficiency and how to reduce the carbon footprint of homes on the following pages and in the EcoHome Green Building Guide . Home Heating - How to Design a Home for Thermal Comfort and Efficiency Different Electric Home Heating Types - which ar...

Net Zero Energy homes Edmonton Alberta
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 higher initial investment but runs at approximately 250% efficiency. Electric baseboard heaters will heat another home, are 100% efficient and require a low initia...

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 higher sticker price, usually save you money. Home lighting There are many factors that determine how much energy you will require to illuminate your home. A sma...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...efficient home heating solutions in the following pages and in the EcoHome Green Building Guide . Heat Pump Manufacturer Trane Technologies to cut Carbon Emissions by Half Home Heating - How to Design a Home for Thermal Comfort and Efficiency Best Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - 10 Tips Ele...

$40k Interest-Free Loans for Green Home Renos, How to Apply Canada 2021
Grants and incentives

Greener Homes interest-free loan scheme 2021 Canada - the ultimate guide

...home improvement ideas in the pages below and in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages . Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 - How to apply step by step Find Free Home Energy Audits in Canada Easy DIY tips to make a house efficient and save on heating and cooling costs Tips to keep your home air qu...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...heating , so reducing heat requirements is the best way to reduce operational costs. *We say almost always, but as an example, the Ecohome Edelweiss House uses less energy for heat than most homes use for domestic hot water. Learn about the efficient heating strategies here. A house with 60% of its windows facing s...

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

Heating with electricity

...heating though in new or renovated Green high efficiency homes and when looking for heating zero energy homes , is that as the percentage of electricity generation by renewable sources increases, so does your heating system by default reduce it's carbon footprint. Electric heat sources: Heating with electricity is ...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...home renewable energy production essentially a noble, yet unprofitable undertaking for homeowners. Regardless of financial returns though, any home renewable energy system is clean energy and will reduce the demand on our energy infrastructure, and consequently emissions. Passive solar heating Passive solar heati...