Energy recovery / Guides

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...recovery ventilator) or ERV unit (energy recovery ventilator ) dedicated to the basement can be very effective. There is a continuous radon monitor called a Rad...

Passively-heated off-grid LEED house in Low, Quebec
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog: a firsthand account of building and living in a remote area

...energy source, the sun. I also discovered the Passive House movement coming out of Europe, which looks to drastically reduce overall energy use through such thi...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

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

...energy, and tightly sealing all cracks. Less obvious, perhaps, is the minimization of “thermal bridges” such as concrete balconies – like those jutting out of m...

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