Roof tiles / Guides

Metal roof with solar panels
Roof coverings

How to choose roofing materials

...roofs- intensive and extensive: Green roof © Ecohome An intensive green roof, also known as a ‘rooftop garden’ refers to planting areas that have a dept...

Bathroom with refinished claw foot tub and barn board trim in a home c
Materials and resources

Finding environmentally friendly materials

...Roofing for example: a metal roof has a high embodied energy (meaning energy spent to extract and produce it), however, there are no health effects for home occ...

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...roofs in particular as they notoriously shed eaves troughs as they shed snow. In the absence of eaves troughs (by choice or otherwise), roof water ends up at th...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...roof covering is an 80%+ recycled composite polymer-based product that resembles slate tiles and is supported on trusses with a 32’’ raised heal and 30’’ of loo...

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