Flood / Guides

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...flood-prevention product called the NOWA 360® that detects flooding from appliances such as washing machines, dishwashers and water heaters. As soon as a wate...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...flood prevention: Sump pump battery backup: Most newly build homes with basements have sump pumps, but they require power to operate. And, the most likely tim...

As our climate adapts to human carbon emissions, homes have to change
Lifestyle and environment

Changing homes in a changing climate

...flooding of basements. Backups often happen when there is excessive rain or flooding, as the sewers become overloaded. After the 2005 floods, the city of Toro...

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...flood risk for cities along the coast and even inland cities with water ways that are prone to flooding. We know many coastal cities are already at risk of fl...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

...flooding Stay away from flood plains Backyard privacy and greenery Sun exposure: For interior quality of life, also for a garden if that's your thing. C...

Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

...flooded basements and heating systems that no longer worked. The added durability measures taken at River District provides security against mechanical systems ...

Resilient home construction - Kenogami House of the Year
Efficient home design

"The Most Resilient House in North America"

...Flood of July 1996, which was Canada’s first billion-dollar natural disaster; and then the January 1998 ice storm that affected 5 million Canadians (17% of the ...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...flood insurance program to assist homeowners located in high-risk flood zones that don’t currently have adequate insurance protection. Invest $150 million to ...

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

Resilient design features for new home construction

...flood protection: Basement flooding is one of the more common catastrophes a homeowner can face, even though they could have been easily avoided in most cases...

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...flood prevention device that automatically blocks drains to prevent waste water infiltration. Both from the EcoHome Green Building Guides

Real estate

Real estate

...flooding Stay away from flood plains Backyard privacy and greenery Sun exposure: for interior quality of life, also for a garden if that's your thing. C...