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The Best 10 Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - EcoHome
Wall assemblies - renovation

Green home improvements: an energy-saving pyramid scheme that actually works!

...Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes ... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Check out our top energy saving ...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...savings on your hydro bill Conclusions from an in-house test done by our Quebec office Ecohabitation shed some light on modern water saving fixtures. The cons...

The Fun Box
Tiny house

The Fun Box! Solar, wind and human powered luxury living

...energy self-sufficient loft in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, planted at an altitude of 400m with a lake and hiking trails just outside the door. ...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - 10 Tips Energy audits help identify easy home energy efficient upgrades that can save money. What is home energ...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...saving energy and money. The calculated energy saving for a 4-person family home is 7339 MJ primary energy/year, i.e. the equivalent of an electricity saving of...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...Energy savings of 1,600,321 eMWh, enough to power 54,307 homes in Canada for a full year. Home water conservation strategies that resulted in saving over 3.3 ...

Habitat workers raise a wall at the the Red River Ex June 2011
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...saving up to 30 per cent a year in energy and water costs. The homes were completed in three phases over three years, and have now been awarded LEED Gold Certif...

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

...energy drain in a home after heating . so Air-to-water heat pump water heaters are potentially a big energy saver, particularly when the main heat source in a h...

When should you replace windows
Windows and doors

When should you replace old windows?

...energy savings if in the end you are going to buy some. Beyond energy savings, a triple pane window offers greater durability, reduced sound transmission and a ...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...Energy-Efficient Housing Program, home buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy saving renovations are eligible for a 10% refund of the Genwo...

Reducing the need for air conditioning
Heating and cooling

How to keep homes cool without air conditioning

...energy efficient and Energy Star appliances. 6 easy tips for keeping a house cool in summer Anywhere cold air comes in during the winter, hot, humid air w...