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Smart Door Lock Buying Guide - Easy DIY Project
Mechanical systems

Smart door lock buying guide

...home automation , programmable thermostats and energy efficiency Smart homes & devices - energy efficient automated home design Choosing efficient h...

How radiant floors work
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

How to design for thermal comfort in a home

...designer and try to talk you into their own favourite practices. Let the designers design and the builders build. So that's how to design a home for human com...

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...greenest' home battery currently on the market. It's available across Canada through Sentinal Solar , though they don't have a ton of warehouses so check your l...

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?

...Designs , Passive Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the EcoHome prefab kit homes whic...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...design or construction see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides , on North America's favorite green building website - EcoHome.net... Fin...

Wood frame Triple-glazed, argon-filled windows in the Ecohome Demo House
Windows and doors

Choosing windows - which window frame? wood v aluminum v vinyl

...home design, orientation and window placement can easily reduce your heating needs by 25 percent. Window design considerations Operational windows (the ones...

Building Climate Zones USA & Canada Maps Help with Specification of Homes
Planning and Design

Climate Zones in USA & Canada for Building Homes

...homes Resilient design features for sustainable new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pa...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...Home Sustainable & Green Building Guides here . https://vancouver.ca/files/cov/passive-home-design.pdf

Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

...design spaces to support people through this shift? Well, we start by asking the question: What makes a home livable? This query sparked the Livable Homes...

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

...Green sustainable home with non-toxic materials in the EcoHome Guides here , on USA & Canada's favorite Green Sustainable building website - EcoHome

Is EPS foam eco-friendly? Exterior home insulation rigid foam panels
Insulation and soundproofing

Does plastic foam or Styrofoam insulation have a place in green building?

...green sustainable home is the most affordable option The best resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home constru...