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How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...home design & construction here This is the first in a series of videos on passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar design basics, orienti...

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...home The first thing to understand is that there are two kinds of solar collection in home design - active and passive. An active solar home has an expensiv...

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs
Lighting

All about LED bulbs - video

...home design , home lighting design and anything you need to know about sustainable green home construction in Ecohome's green building guide pages.

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...Homes - the design & certification process In May of 2017, the Canadian Home Builders Association [CHBA] officially launched its Net Zero Home Labelling Progr...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...home minimalist interior design © bioi Zero Energy Home Kitchen design © bioi About bioi Bioi is a small design studio based...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...home construction. The Midori Uchi will be a show home for showcasing green home design for approximately one year. Some notable design features of the Midori U...

House built by Matthew Smith of Mapleridge Homes
LEED Homes

LEED comes to the gatineau hills

...Home designs will begin at 1,600 square feet for $288,900 (plus lot and taxes), a size and price that keeps them easily competitive with conventionally built ho...

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

...home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography See more LEED Homes des...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...home office, a secondary accommodation on top of the garage and two electric vehicles. In designing the home we applied the principles of passive solar design...

Passive Solar Index Home - super high efficiency
Passive solar home design

Passive Solar Index Home Case Study

...Design and Construction: McClure Construction Registration date: April 15, 2016 Region: Drummondville, Quebec Type of construction: Single-family new home...

A Vancouver laneway house
Flexible house design

Flexible house design

...designing your roof. Consider rafters or a truss design that allows for head room, as well as a logical access that doesn't interrupt the flow of the lower floo...

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