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Lithium-ion solar home battery
Solar photovoltaic

Lithium-ion solar home batteries

...home on a budget here , or find out all about Passive House certification & design in North America here - from The EcoHome Green Building Guides ... About th...

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living

...home size in case your living situation changes, you can simply make your home ready for change. Even in the city, you can build a "flexible" home, which has be...

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

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...home battery systems: In the earlier days of off-grid home construction and home power storage, the only home battery option on the market was the lead/acid v...

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...

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...home sizes . Small homes take less materials to build than large homes, and they consume less energy to operate. Ergo, smaller homes are ‘greener’ homes. At lea...

Mobile tiny house
Tiny house

Is Tiny House living in a cold climate good or bad for the planet?

...size of homes built in the 1940s and 50s, which is a lot of living space considering family size has dropped from an average of over 5 people per home a generat...

Yukon's first LEED certified home
LEED Homes

The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...home actually came in under market rates for a comparable sized home. After a year of occupancy, what's really impressive is that this home ended up using 30%...

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...

Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...home Demo House was to design and build a modestly-sized but functional home that would greatly outperform conventionally built homes, yet be on par with those ...

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...

Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...size, below that size you may have to pay separately for the cost of the crane ,but this shouldn't be terribly expensive as it is likely a pretty quick proceedu...