Passive solar home / Guides

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

Passive solar home construction

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

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...Home's Green Building Guides To see more videos from EcoHome demonstrating how to build Passive Solar Houses, Passive House & LEED Platinum Homes, see here

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...Passive House started in the 70's? Most people in the USA and Canada are only really starting to hear about Passive Solar Homes and Passive House homes now , ...

Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off grid living blog, part 2: passively heated, this house in Quebec aims for LEED certification

...passive solar home side elevation © Craig Anderson Passive solar design interior for this off-grid home © Craig Anderson ...

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...home The first thing to understand is that there are two kinds of solar collection in home design - active and passive. An active solar home has an expensiv...

Flexible 'solar glitter' from Mpower Technologies
Solar photovoltaic

Flexible PV 'solar glitter' panels coming soon

...Solar panels just keep getting cooler and cooler. Discover more about the Tesla Solar Panel special offer , find out more about solar photovoltaic panels here...

Where to place solar panels
Renewable energy

Where to place solar panels

...passive solar , which is about home orientation and window design to passively heat your home, or active solar which involves mechanical solar panel systems. ...

Passive House on a Budget - The Damn Near Passive house
Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...home can be planned and built to Passive House standards, but Passive House Certification is mandatory to call a home "Passive House Certified." Allow us to exp...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

B.C.’s First Passive House was built in Whistler in 2012.

...passive solar design and orientation of homes is anything but new. Solar heat collection is a technique that has been used in home construction for thousands of...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...Passive solar heating Passive solar heating is the concept of using home design and orientation to collect heat directly from the sun. No panels, no wires, no...