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

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...the home, unheated water is pumped through the concrete slab floor to help transfer the warmth of the sun from the southern exposure to the north end of the hou...

The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

...of his new home. Alain enlisted the help of Ecohome (and Quebec counterpart Écohabitation), and together they set their sights on a target at the top end of b...

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

...Their conclusion was that 6.9% of Canadians live in homes where the radon concentration is greater than the maximum guideline of 200 Bq / m3. So every home sh...

Quarantine DIY Projects to do with Kids - Refinishing Wood
Interiors

Home improvement projects to do with kids - Refinishing wood

...the gas station attendants and all the other public service workers who put themselves at risk every day for the rest of us. Thanks. For those of us at home -...

Passively-heated off-grid LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog part 6 - energy modeling projections and real performance

...they make up much more surface area than any other part of the home. The walls would have been one of the most expensive parts of the home to upgrade, due to th...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

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

...The goal for the project is to exceed the highest LEED for homes platinum rating in the country. The intent is also to achieve one of the highest Built Green ...

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.

...of the global leaders in green building with some of the most innovative and advanced buildings in the world. But we cannot become complacent in the wake of the...

Yukon's first LEED certified home
LEED Homes

The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...homes closer to the street, garages set back rather than being prominent features on the front of the house, and homes needed to have front porches. These sim...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...the Kenogami House is located at Lac Kenogami, Saguenay, Quebec, and is a winner of the Green Builder® Home of the Year Awards from Green Builder Media® This ...

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

...the carbon footprint of its construction, and assuming a 60-year lifecycle of the home, the total carbon emissions of the S-1600 amount to 10.6 tons of CO2, whi...

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...ther heat recovery ventilators. This is one of the points of quantifying the actual energy efficiency of the product. The current efficiency of the product is t...