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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

...atural shading in the summer. See more about Solar Batteries, how to store passive solar heat , Passive House Design & Certification in Canada or America , or...

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...alls and a hard hat, grab a clip board and get into character because its always wise to take a close look around your house to make sure all is in order. Findi...

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

How to choose a home-building contractor

...ance builders love, it's to show off their handywork and to talk about the design details that make all the difference in a Green home build. Ask potential cand...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...available funds. 2. Finding a general contractor: Sadly there are not a ton of general contractors that are truly committed and specialize in ecological hom...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

...Green space: Being close to parks and water ways Soil conditions and topography to avoid flooding Stay away from flood plains Backyard privacy and greener...

Concept and design

How to stay on budget when building a home

...about your business and what drives you . PR - I became aware at a very young age of the global environmental challenges we face as a society. I was raised to...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...ators and project managers during the certification process. Where can homes earn LEED certification? LEED Canada for Homes is accessible anywhere in Canada...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...how you want to live and how well they are built. Small homes are more affordable and eco-friendly that large homes, but are tiny homes on wheels green? Read he...

Real estate

Real estate

...Green space: being close to parks and waterways Soil conditions and topography to avoid flooding Stay away from flood plains Backyard privacy and greenery...

Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor installation

...ated and any addition to that can be a foreign concept to lot of builders. Having a heated floor is not an argument against greater insulation, it is actually...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...a comment at the bottom. And keep in mind rates are subject to change. National home financing programs: TD Canada Trust Green Mortgage: With TD Canada Tr...