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Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...construction in many European cities. Yet, even though it can cost as little as 5 percent more than a conventional house to build, there are just a handful of P...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...construction is more affordable, healthier and more durable than basement construction as you have no porous concrete walls to absorb moisture and no rising wat...

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

...Positive Energy Buildings , Living Building Challenge (LBC) rating or Net Zero Energy or ZNE labelled homes are the future for efficient & resilient constructio...

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

...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, prefer...

How to plan and budget for home renovations and new builds
Concept and design

Important tips for a successful build or renovation

...construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pages