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

"The Most Resilient House in North America"

...resilient homes somewhere, but for really cold climates, I think Alain has that boasting right locked up. I met Alain through the online Resilient Design cour...

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...

Green homes climate change
Lifestyle and environment

Green buildings are better situated to handle climate extremes

...designed for a specific range of conditions, such as peak temperature, storm surge and average precipitation. Climate change has the potential to undermine some...

Resilient Homes, why they're important in dealing with Climate Change
Lifestyle and environment

Resilient Homes; Why we need to build to withstand climate change events

...resilient homes? Recognizing which issues you are most vulnerable to and factoring that into your design can result in a more resilient home , which will last...

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...

Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...design of Ecohome’s demonstration home: Passive heating and cooling, healthy living space, affordable to build and operate, resilient and flexible design. The...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...Resilient Home Design’ for more information. For more information on home safety and local emergency services visit the Government of Canada’s Get Prepared we...

Flexible 'solar glitter' from Mpower Technologies
Solar photovoltaic

Flexible PV 'solar glitter' panels coming soon

...resilient design means a longer life and that makes them cheaper in the long run. The cost of solar technologies has dropped by 70% over the last seven years, a...

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