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Siding Choices - Board and batten siding
Exterior cladding

Choosing the right exterior siding for fitting, cost comparisons & appearance

...home, and rightly or wrongly the surface finish is what drives perceptions about the quality of the home. With siding though, it's important to remember that be...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...homeowners with a minimum one hour educational walkthrough to identify and provide instruction of the home’s operational systems, as well as provide homeowners ...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...Homes - introducing the Abri range These ultra high performance prefabricated homes have a size to suit every family and budget . With a contemporary style an...

Carpenter ants are a common pest and nuisance to get rid of in homes
Pest control

Removing insects and rodents from your home, safely & humanely (by preference)

...insulation, people seem to have better luck with choosing mineral wool/rockwool insulation such as ROCKWOOL rather than choosing rigid foam insulation . There i...

Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Eco Homes
Concrete and masonry

Low-carbon concrete by CarbonCure Canada - lowering the carbon footprint of buildings

...home building? Concrete in homes = high carbon footprint Have you seen a house without any concrete in it? it’s not impossible to build a home without concr...

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...homes will have radon barriers and vents but the question remains of how to deal with high levels of radon in existing homes with no mitigation system in place....

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

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...homes are more affordable and eco-friendly that large homes, but are tiny homes on wheels green? Read here to find out if Tiny Houses are good for the environme...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...home design, and the good news is that healthy, comfortable homes usually mean sustainable and efficient homes . This architect-designed, contemporary and eco-f...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...insulation imaginable . Although we planned to use blown-in cellulose insulation – basically plant fibers resembling shredded newspaper, one of the oldest and s...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...Home Energy Generation, which option is best? How the electrical grid is fed near you will be a huge factor in determining the carbon footprint of your home, ...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...homes have a lot more caulking and adhesives than older homes. Adhesives are liberally applied to many surfaces for ease and speed of job completion, as well as...