Green house gas / Guides

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...gas membrane and the rough-in of a radon mitigation stack that can be activated in the event that the finished house has high levels. Some level of radon gas is...

DIY cork flooring pros, cons & installation guide with video
Flooring and stairs

Cork flooring installation - the eco-friendly flooring choice, with "how to" video

...house, the LEED V4 Platinum Wakefield House with solar air heated floors. And For more DIY Green Home Building Videos suscribe to our YouTube channel to see the...

Natural gas fireplace
Heating with gas and oil

Heating with natural gas

...gas fracking will have a greenhouse gas footprint at least 20% higher than coal, and according to the journal Climatic Change , "perhaps twice as great". Meth...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...greenhouse gas emissions , national energy and water consumption and waste diversion. The results were compelling: A 312,006 C02e tonne reduction in greenhous...

Preventing radon gas in homes starts with testing for radon - the only sure way
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Radon Gas Awareness - Up to 10% of North American homes tested have unsafe radon levels

...Gas in Home s, now be sure to read about Removing Radon gas from Crawlspaces & Basements , Removing Radon Gas from Well Water , and Choosing Between The Differe...

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs
Lighting

All about LED bulbs - video

...House , Passive House contruction , Passive solar home design , home lighting design and anything you need to know about sustainable green home construction in ...

Vancouver's first laneway house
Tiny house

Vancouver 's laneway house movement is increasing urban density

...greenhouse gas emissions and urban sprawl. That translates directly into cleaner air, more green space, and a genuine step towards limiting the impact of urban ...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...house designs such as the Tiny Tack Hous e , Built-in storage designs for small spaces , Coach houses , Laneway houses , and learn if Tiny Houses are Good for t...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...green house gas emissions), unless you are lucky enough to be able to choose low-carbon concrete, see here for it's growing availability in North America and Ca...

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?

...greenhouse gas, but EPS (expanded polystyrene) is only 7 times worse. And we are convinced that can be improved. Think of EPS sort of like a cousin from out of ...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...House continues to act as a laboratory for resilient, cold climate building practices. Through software energy modeling it was determined that the Kenogami Hous...