Energy efficient windows / Guides

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. Large linen closets 7. Open-concept kitchen 8. Large windows 9. Two-car garage 10. Walk-in pantry That walk-in closets rank first is no gr...

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 energy modelling? Home energy modeling is conducted prior to building to anticipate future energy costs . It is also called home energy modelling sometimes, depend...

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

Our top tips for buying high-performance windows

...efficient based on orientation in the Northern Hemisphere © Ecohome Tips for choosing the right windows • Choose the most efficient windows you can afford . Work with the window supplier to get the right glazing for each orientation. Members get great Discounts - sign up today... • Choose at least E...

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 interior living environment, safe from harmful contaminants D - Durable - a home built to last spreads its ecological footprint over a longer period of time ...

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. And they're no better in the summer, they require huge amounts of energy to cool them down while the sun beams in and slow cooks the occupants. Glass curtain wa...

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 will come in during the summer. Inspect around windows, electrical and plumbing openings, and seal any cracks. Close all your windows during the heat of the da...

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

...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 advice to homeowners so they can begin to plan their retrofits based on priorities (because while shiny new windows look nice, insulation i...

Net Zero Energy homes Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Energy homes that produce as much energy throughout the year as they consume. Net Zero Energy home © Effect Home Builders Technology in the Three Belgravia Green Homes: Advanced wall systems: Different wall systems combined with various technologies are being used to demonstrate diverse ...

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!)

...efficient, and functional system of residential architecture has been realized in this beautiful airy home. To see more about Net Zero Energy NZE Homes or Zero Net Energy Houses & Buildings, see HERE from EcoHome, North America's favorite Green Building website Zero Net Energy home minimalist interi...

$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

...energy efficiency of their homes and reduce their energy bills with grants of up to $5,000 to make energy-efficient retrofits to their homes and up to $600 to help with the cost of an EnerGuide home energy evaluation. To help homeowners and build on these measures, the 2021 Federal Budget also proposed $4.4 billion o...

Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

...Energy Homes? In a nut shell, a Net Zero Energy House is one that produces as much energy as it consumes. It starts with an energy efficient building envelope, high-quality windows , high-efficiency heating and ventilation systems to keep the overall consumption of the home as low as possible, and then renewable ener...