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Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Energy efficient - a high performance home must comprise efficient energy systems and an energy efficient building envelope N - Non-toxic - creating a healthy...

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...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...Energy-efficient appliances 3. General energy efficiency of the dwelling 4. Energy-efficient windows 5. Kitchen island and durable countertops 6...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...energy bill of such a building. Skyscrapers are notorious energy hogs as they seem if anything to be designed to shed heat in the winter rather than hold it. ...

How to choose Triple pane, high performance windows
Windows and doors

The best tips for buying windows

...efficient based on orientation in the Northern Hemisphere © Ecohome Tips for choosing the right windows • Choose the most efficient windows you can ...

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

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...efficiently down to -25 celsius at close to a 3 to 1 ratio of consumption, meaning 3 units of heat out per unit of energy in. That is three times more efficie...

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

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Windows: Triple pane windows containing two coats of low e film, argon gas filled glazing with insulating spacers between panes. Net Zero Ener...

Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

...energy as it consumes. It starts with an energy efficient building envelope, high-quality windows , high-efficiency heating and ventilation systems to keep the ...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...energy efficient building envelope. Zero Net Energy Home Design © bioi Two steel frames make up the main structure of the home and wit...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...ENERGY STAR is most commonly known for its evaluation of energy efficient appliances, fixtures, windows and doors . Any products carrying ENERGY STAR label are ...

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...