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

"The Most Resilient House in North America"

...Resilient Design Institute based in Brattleboro, Vermont, as " The most resilient house in North America. " ***

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...Resilient Design Institute , Alex Wilson is an internationally renowned authority on resilience in home design. Beyond just homes, 'resilience' can in a way des...

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

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...designed to endure. The polished concrete floors will require little maintenance, as will exterior surfaces of metal, stone and cedar. The goal during the des...

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

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...Resilient Design Institute . The following is a brief description of his vision, and the steps our team took as designers, builders and homeowners to meet tha...

Techniques for reducing sound transmission in buildings
Insulation and soundproofing

Controlling sound transmission in buildings

...design you are using does not give good sound insulation and so is not considered. For example, there are no resilient channels and gypsum board is attached dir...

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

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

...design and technology, called "The Most Resilient House in North America" by Alex Wilson, founder of the Resilient Design Institute. The PSI program is the br...

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

Resilient design features for new home construction

...Resilient Home in North America' by Alex Wilson, founder of the Resilient Design Institute. Resilient home design basics: The basic definition or premise of...

Suzlon's LEED Platinum wind power living laboratory in India
Lifestyle and environment

Green Building is accelerating around the world

...designed and constructed. We have seen examples of how buildings—from small schools to large-scale iconic urban developments—have embraced this ethos of high pe...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...Resilient Design Institute on XPS foam - Blowing agents create tiny bubbles of gas that are, in effect, the insulator in foam. They used to be chlorofluorocarbo...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...designer. But many early European projects were only “designed” by Passive House designers, who are often engineers, not designers in the usual sense. So unfort...

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