How to install windows / Guides

Correct window installation details
Windows and doors

How to install windows

...to know which type of window frame to choose between wood, aluminum or PVC / Vinyl For a full rundown on How to Install windows & doors Correctly in LEED & Pa...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...to bioaccumulate too. Why not to install windows and doors with spray foam... When installing windows and doors in a home , it's essential to put compre...

When should you replace windows
Windows and doors

When should you replace old windows?

...installation will have a huge impact on how they perform and how long they last. Now you know when to change windows, see How to install windows and doors cor...

Wood frame Triple-glazed, argon-filled windows in the Ecohome Demo House
Windows and doors

Choosing windows - which window frame? wood v aluminum v vinyl

...windows to open. If you have a fixed budget, it may be best to install fixed windows in some places and put that extra money into quality. Casement windows ha...

How to choose Triple pane, high performance windows
Windows and doors

The best tips for buying windows

...to help you select what is right for your specific project. How to install windows properly: Proper installation is the key to long window life and high per...

Top Tips for Getting a House Ready for Winter
Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter preparation for your home - are you ready for the cold?

...how to properly insulate an attic , When to replace old windows and when to repair them , How to choose the best windows and everything else you need to know ab...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...to keep a traditional look. A high quality window choice is important, and to truly invest in this concept you are best to install triple pane gas-filled wind...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...to excavate, less materials to manufacture and ship, less space to heat, less space to cool, less taxes to pay, less to clean. And they are always cheaper to bu...

Skylights can be problematic in a high performance home
Windows and doors

Are skylights an asset or a liability?

...installation. Also, See here to know which type of window frame to choose between wood, aluminum or PVC / Vinyl For a full rundown on How to Install windows...

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?

...How to prepare your home for winter Easy energy efficient home upgrades When to replace old windows and when to repair them How to choose the ...

Repainting and refinishing brick facades
Exterior cladding

All about painting brick, is it a good idea and what paint to use?

...topics such as Siding Types & Costs: Which is Best? How to Choose Siding? , When to replace old Windows when Renovating or How to install siding so walls can dr...