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Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...passive solar design features into their homes for thousands of years . Active solar refers to any system of solar panels whether it be photovoltaic power gen...

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

...Passive House certified windows , then they will be optimized to gain and retain the sun's heat. In Optimized Passive Solar House Design, proper shading pre...

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, but high quality southern facing windows can actually offer a net gain through passive solar heat collection. Passive solar heat that is absorbed durin...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...Passive Solar Index 15 Registration date: February 12, 2015 Region: Saguenay, Quebec Type of construction: Single-family New home PSI rating: 15 kWh / m...

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

The best tips for buying windows

...windows are best? Windows are essential to our houses so getting the choice of window right is essential . They give us natural light, a way to ventilate the ...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...solar energy. In a world of passive, self-sustaining mini-power stations, would the need for fossil fuel actually evaporate along with the need for a power cord...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...windows are made by EuroLine . Multi-family Passive House project on Vancouver Island BC Passive House interior kitche...

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...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...windows High Performance Windows & Doors are an essential part of all homes when building new or renovating, & especially when going for Passive House certifi...

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

...Windows High Efficiency buildings like LEED certified, Passive House, ZNE , Passive Solar, Zero Energy Homes or even Positive Energy Homes all rely on the bui...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...passive strategies such as natural ventilation, passive cooling, daylighting, and solar gain were maximized. These were integrated with efficient active systems...