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How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...home design & construction here This is the first in a series of videos on passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar design basics, orienti...

Real estate

Downsizing your home: buying tips for seniors

...home could do so and avoid paying mortgage insurance. Selling your home In order to buy your new home, you need to sell the old one if you’re currently an o...

Electricity

Lights, appliances and all things electrical

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

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

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...home owners, local experts and Effect Home Builders . Together they are pushing the envelope to design and build Net Zero homes that produce as much energy thro...

Why build LEED?
LEED Homes

Why build LEED?

...homes or not. Homebuyers are increasingly asking about health issues and operational costs when making home purchases. LEED Certified homes have a higher leve...

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%...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

Ontario's Home Energy Rating and Disclosure plan (HERD) is great news for home buyers

...home upgrades are carried out, encouraging homeowners to take advantage of government-funded renovation and retrofit programs. “Universal home energy labelling ...

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

...homeowners when their children and their families live in the home. Education and information sharing: We have opened up the home to the public annually since...

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...

Net Zero Homes - Canada's first certified Net Zero House in BC
Green building certifications

The first Net Zero-labelled homes in Canada

...Home © Falcon Ridge Contracting To see more about Net Zero Homes see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Net Zero Home flo...

HOUS.E+ by Polifactory
Wall assemblies - new construction

Rammed earth house

...home for four occupants, with a maximum of 1200 square feet, using only materials found within 100 miles of the city. One contender in that contest was a home d...

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