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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. " *** Northern Quebec isn’t a place where on...

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

...design of this home was to make it as durable, efficient and autonomous as possible. Many of the design features are original, and these technologies very new t...

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 l...

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. ...

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 ...

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...

Off-grid home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...Resilient home design: Achieving autonomy and resilience in home construction is not only possible, but contrary to popular opinion, it can actually be qui...

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...

North Park Passive House Vancouver Island
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island

...designed by HCMA Architecture + Design , and combined the context of the existing neighbourhood and Passive House principles. Details give a modern flare to the...

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