Energy positive buildings / Guides

Resilient Homes, why they're important in dealing with Climate Change
Lifestyle and environment

Resilient Homes; Why we need to build to withstand climate change events

...energy biils? Better known Green building certification programs such as Passive House and LEED are a great start, but some other programs that may be on the fringe at the moment like Powerhouse Positive Energy Buildings , Living Building Challenge (LBC) rating or Net Zero Energy or ZNE labelled homes are the future ...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...buildings, it would be difficult for anything short of an airtight house and a virtual jungle of plants to see a measurable improvement in air quality. However, from a quality of life and design perspective, these make for very cool living rooms. Having potted plants in a home makes it more welcoming and relaxing; a ...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...buildings like LEED certified, Passive House, ZNE , Passive Solar, Zero Energy Homes or even Positive Energy Homes all rely on the building envelope having a high level of insulation, and a managed level of Air Transfer Rate, preferably via an HRV or ERV unit to control the energy losses from essential ventilation . Yo...