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Mixed interior room lighting
Lighting

Home lighting design

...home lighting design should be the orientation of windows for quality of life, but also passive solar heat gain. Not only does the sun offer free heat, but free...

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.

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...lighting are cornerstones of both sustainable housing and good quality of life. Automated home systems like those found in both Beachaus homes can be more tha...

Electricity

Lights, appliances and all things electrical

...Home lighting: EXAMPLE 1 There are many factors that determine how much energy you will require to illuminate your home. A small, open concept home can ...

The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...home may actually boost productivity and morale while lowering absenteeism. And yet working from home also has its challenges. How does one manage to separate...

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 depending on the season. 100% of the lighting in the home is LED. Heat recovery ventilation (including washroom fans) is controlled by a Venmar HE3000 HRV ...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...lighting: Lighting during power outages: Flashlights and headlamps with charged batteries are always good to have; alternatively (or in addition), you can kee...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...Homes - 10 Tips Energy audits help identify easy home energy efficient upgrades that can save money. What is home energy modelling? Home energy mo...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...lighting, cooking and general home operation, the biggest risk to home comfort and security in a power outage is not being able to heat your home. Lighting with...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house

...home. See more Tiny Houses Here in the EcoHome Green Home Building Guides For more information check out the Fincube website .Photos courtesy of Meraner Han...

Off-grid leed home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog post 4: appliances, mechanical and other systems

...home. In years past, the mechanical systems and appliances within off-grid homes looked quite different from typical grid-tied homes. Electricity generation w...