Future proof / Guides

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...proof of the environmental performance of the house. My children, from the millennial generation, insisted that we make a house for the future. I think we succe...

Ecohome's passively heated Edelweiss House
Efficient home design

Are better insulated homes worth the money?

There are probably only two general desires we share when imagining a dream house - we all want the nicest one possible for the least amount of money. And we w...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...future use. Control the path and velocity of storm water runoff with silt fencing or comparable measures. Protect on-site storm sewer inlets, streams and la...

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

Resilient design features for new home construction

...future. Resilience and future-proofing in homes is about taking steps to ensure that basic human needs are provided for in adverse conditions (food, water, he...

Painting with zero VOC paint from Benjamin Moore
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Choosing safe paints

...future occupation makes it a worthwhile investment. Low or zero VOC paints may still include ingredients such as formaldehyde, ammonia, acetone and even odour...

How to choose the best home EV charger or EVSE?
Lifestyle, location and commuting

EV home charging stations & How to decide which is the best EVSE for you

...proof, so before you choose a model, determine where it will be located, be it in your garage, or outside and exposed to weather. If you’ll be charging an EV ou...

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

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

...Future-proofing homes: building for a changing climate Slab-on-grade: flood proof frost protected shallow foundations Basement renovations - how to prevent mold...

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