High performance windows / Guides

How to choose Triple pane, high performance windows
Windows and doors

The best tips for buying windows

...windows properly: Proper installation is the key to long window life and high performance . Buying the best windows in the world will be a waste of money if y...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...higher-performance the home is designed to be . Window flashing detail in a high-performance home with exterior insulation © Glen Sakuth Angled bottom...

Correct window installation details
Windows and doors

How to install windows

...windows for your house, see here . The Demo House has triple-glazed argon-filled wood frame windows from Quebec high performance window manufacturer Elite . W...

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

...windows, but high quality southern facing windows can actually offer a net gain through passive solar heat collection. Passive solar heat that is absorbed durin...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...high performance HRV is a Zehnder Novus 300, High performance windows are made by EuroLine . Multi-family Passive House project on Vancouver I...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...high performance building certifications easier. The process of attaining Passive House certification has been called many things, but 'easy' isn't one of them....

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...High-Performance Wall Brands : Dörken Delta membranes Climatizer Insulation, high density cellulose insulation High-efficiency doors and windows High Pe...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...high-performance LEED , Passive House or Zero Energy Homes , Well, a perfect Answer to that Is, first Ask the Right Questions! - After all, what is the best way...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...high-performance insulation [previously there was no insulation] and ample high performance glazing to take advantage of solar gain in the winter and spring. ...

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?

...High-Performance Wall Brands : Dörken Delta membranes Climatizer Insulation, high density cellulose insulation High-efficiency doors and windows High Pe...

Top Tips for Getting a House Ready for Winter
Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter preparation for your home - are you ready for the cold?

...windows. Read more here about what to look for when shopping for high performance windows. Drafts around windows and doors: Drafts in homes from windows &...