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Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The Kenogami House: Energy systems in Net Zero Energy Home Design

...Kenogami House was designed with in-floor radiant heat, orginally supplied by a condensing boiler. The super high-efficiency building envelope of the Net Zero designed Kenogami House is so well-insulated that should the heating system ever completely fail, the house would never fall below freezing. If weather conspir...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...Kenogami House is located at Lac Kenogami, Saguenay, Quebec, and is a winner of the Green Builder® 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 that was built according to the acronym ENDURE: Energy efficie...

Resilient home construction - Kenogami House of the Year
Efficient home design

"The Most Resilient House in North America"

...Kenogami House, the rest can be found on the RDI website Ecohome's Kenogami House in northern Quebec was described by Alex Wilson of the Resilient Design Institute based in Brattleboro, Vermont, as " The most resilient house in North America. " ***

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...Kenogami House continues to act as a laboratory for resilient, cold climate building practices. Through software energy modeling it was determined that the Kenogami House would likely require 14.6 kWh of heat per square metre per year, but its actual performance seems to be even better. What we have learned this firs...

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Kenogami House. The acronym: E - Energy efficient - a high performance home must comprise efficient energy systems and an energy efficient building envelope N - Non-toxic - creating a healthy interior living environment, safe from harmful contaminants D - Durable - a home built to last spreads its ecological fo...

The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

...house designed under our Passive Solar Index (PSI) program won "Most Resilient House" in the 2013 Green Builder® Home of the Year Awards. The Kenogami House is a living laboratory of high performance design and technology, called "The Most Resilient House in North America" by Alex Wilson, founder of the Resilient Desig...

Suspended-film insulating glass windows are high-performance windows
Windows and doors

Suspended-film insulating glass windows - A definitive guide for these high-performance windows

...house performance windows when we built our experimental high-performance demonstration homes : like the LEED Platinum Kenogami House , the LEED V4 Platinum Edelweiss House , and the LEED Platinum solar air heated S-1600 Wakefield House . What are suspended-film insulating glass windows? What we personally have yet...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...Kenogami House, which was called ' The Most Resilient Home in North America' by Alex Wilson, founder of the Resilient Design Institute. Resilient home design basics: The basic definition or premise of resiliency is to be prepared , or to have the ability to bounce back from adverse situations. If the weather report...