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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!

...recovery unit © Ecohome Renewable energy and energy conservation: Other money-saving tips for a green home: Geothermal Heating: Geothermal heating a...

LEED Silver mid-rise in Gatineau, QC.
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Sustainable building practices create prosperous communities

...recovery rates, improving worker productivity and slashing energy bills. These claims were made ahead of last month's World Green Building Week, an annual e...

Lockeport Beach House
Real estate

Lockeport Beach House wins Canadian Green Building award

...recovery ventilation to minimize heat losses; and Energy Star appliances and LED lighting to minimize electrical loads. The asymmetrical gabled roof also leve...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...energy. Water conservation and material selection strategies are also commendable . Project Performance: Energy intensity 26 KWh/m2/year. All energy require...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...energy recovery ventilation rather than paying for your own personal power generation, so you conserve the energy you have already paid for instead of ramping u...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...recovery Drain water heat recovery: Before entering your water heater, the cold water feed goes through thin copper pipes wrapped around the drain. Heat fro...

The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

...Energy recovery ventilator) would be damaged if submerged in water. Filters can also be vacuumed or washed if necessary. Be careful not to move the damper a...

Yukon's first LEED certified home
LEED Homes

The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...energy than modelling predicted. With an average annual heating bill of about $500 in one of the coldest parts of our country, heating costs are approximately 7...

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...energy other homes required. The premise was to rely as much as possible on the energy freely available from the sun. The Saskatchewan Conservation House was ...

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...energy required for pumping, rain water is really the best thing for your garden. Wells can have minerals that over time will contaminate your soil. If you ar...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...Energy recovery air exchanger : Allows for a high level of heat and moisture recovery while providing fresh air Range hood for exhausting cooking pollutants (...

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