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Condensation on windows leads to mold & mildew in homes, ERV & HRV systems help
Ventilation

Ventilation & air exchangers

...home ventilation systems for Passive House & LEED certified Homes, see here from the EcoHome Green Building Guides

DIY air exchanger installation video
HRV and ERV

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

...ventilation, and options for how to go about it. Lunos ductless air exchanger Building guide page: Understanding home ventilation Canadian supplier Ecog...

How to Choose between an HRV and ERV system
HRV and ERV

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

...homes. This makes mechanical ventilation essential in these high performance home by installing either HRV or ERV Ventilation Exchanger Systems . The key questi...

HEPA filters & SMART Air Filters catch airborne dust, pollen, allergens, virus
Healthy indoor air quality

Buying guide for home air filters in furnaces - HEPA, SMART or Regular?

...homes are another product that has very little real-world value . The LEED for Homes Rating system is the most internationally recognized green home building ra...

Which House Plants are Best to Clean Air & Remove Toxins?
Healthy indoor air quality

Which house plants are best for purifying air? Ecohome investigates

...homes due to ventilation equipment. Do house plants purify the air in a home? No, they do not. An ideal HVAC design for homes would include a ventilat...

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 LEED home in...

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 ...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...Home of the Year Awards from Green Builder Media® This is a passively heated 1,950 net square feet, 3 bedroom home rated at 15 kWh per square meter per year t...

Frost in Attics: What causes Attic Ice? How to Fix it?
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic? Is ice in roofs a problem & How do I stop it?

...ventilation: Attic ventilation is essential to prevent ice in roofs, be certain that your roof ventilation is able to do its job. Next, roof ventilati...

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...home performance, ventilation, durability, etc, so you are armed with a bit of info when you make calls. When you sign a home-building contract with a contracto...

Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

...Homes pilot program goals The goal of the R-2000 Net Zero Energy homes pilot program in Canada was to improve the performance standards of homes, and to raise...