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When should you replace windows
Windows and doors

When should you replace old windows?

...Windows, Replace or Repair? We often get asked if it is a good idea to replace old windows with new and better performing windows to save money. Usually to th...

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: position windows towards the center of the rough opening rather than installing them flush to the outside. Windows that are installed at the exterior p...

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

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

...windows. Read more here about what to look for when shopping for high performance windows. Drafts around windows and doors: Drafts in homes from windows &...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...windows. But - don't be sold into replacing all your windows without first reading our page about when to repair windows and when to replace them . Garages: I...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...replace old windows when renovating and when to repair them How much insulation does a basement need? Best Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - 10 Tips ...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...replace windows and when to repair them You may be recommended to replace your windows for example , which can eat up that 40K pretty quickly, so first read h...

Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

...windows: Old windows can be great for sheds and greenhouses but are best not used in exterior walls of homes, for a number of reasons. Older windows might not h...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...windows may be noticed last, especially as it is a room not used very often. Signs to look out for with condensation around bedroom windows are; water on the wi...

Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

...replace the single-family garage [gear/tool storage and work space]. The most frequent themes cited in the responses were flexible spaces, natural light and acc...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...replace. All recyclable materials were hand sorted and brought to a recycling depot. New high performance building materials : Fibreglass-framed windows ...

Repainting and refinishing brick facades
Exterior cladding

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

...replace old Windows when Renovating or How to install siding so walls can dry , visit the Green home building guide pages at Ecohome.net, North America's truste...