Interior / Guides

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...interior moisture issues by raising the temperature of the first interior condensing surface, the concrete. Below is a thermal image of the basement descib...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

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

...Interior air quality Interior durability - water resistant surfaces in wet areas Interior design and functionality of space Soundproofing from the e...

Celsius Solar Igloo
Solar thermal collectors

Celsius: The solar heated igloo!

...interior mimics the traditional and very efficient form of the igloo. Interior walls are composed of white cloth supported by a thin steel structure. Us: Are we...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...interior volume is simple and minimally detailed. The space is differentiated by two elements: the structural steel frames, and an interior birch-clad 'box' tha...

Installing soundproofing batts in interior partition walls
Insulation and soundproofing

Soundproofing interior walls-video

...interior partitions and for the mechanical room, we added soundproofing batts along with resilient channels and 2 layers of 5/8 drywall. More on soundproofing: ...

Installing recycled drywall in the Edelweiss House
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Choosing the best drywall - video

...interior air quality in the EcoHome Green Building Guides Thanks to our sponsor CGC for taking part in the Edelweiss House project.

Green building certifications

Got a Green Home You Want to Show Off? Nominate Yourself for an Award.

...interior design projects. CATEGORIES There are two main categories: Residential projects that fall within Part 9 of the National Building Code o...

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

Are skylights an asset or a liability?

...interior, not the exterior. Covering it with plastic will help, pointing a fan at it will prevent moisture from condensing, and for the interior conditions in g...

Real estate

Real estate

...Interior design and functionality of space Soundproofing from the exterior and interior noise transmission Interior air quality does it smell fresh, sta...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...interior frame of smaller pieces of wood with a laminated front and back. Hollow interior door © makeitmissoula.com Pros: They use significantly...

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