Smart home / Guides

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...Smart home monitors Just like smart thermostats, smart home monitors are connected to the internet and allow you to track and control the consumption of your ...

Smart Homes, Technology & UV can Help Keep Families Safer
Cleaning and maintenance

Keep homes cleaner & safer with smart home features & UV light

...smart speakers and displays Voice activated smart home speakers like the Amazon Echo speaker, Apple homepod or Google Home device can allow you to keep your h...

HEPA filters & SMART Air Filters catch airborne dust, pollen, allergens, virus
Healthy indoor air quality

Buying guide for home air filters in furnaces - HEPA, SMART or Regular?

...homes. SMART air filters - sounds like a smart idea! Until recent events made people think more in detail about the quality of the air circulating around th...

Smart Door Lock Buying Guide - Easy DIY Project
Mechanical systems

Smart door lock buying guide

...Smart Lock Pro online here which works with Alexa August Home Smart Lock - Keyless Home Entry (Dark Gray) Like the Smart Lock Pro, the August Home Smart...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...home systems like those found in both Beachaus homes can be more than just cool toys, they can optimize the performance of your home. Having an Ipad control cen...

Why build LEED?
LEED Homes

Why build LEED?

...homes or not. Homebuyers are increasingly asking about health issues and operational costs when making home purchases. LEED Certified homes have a higher leve...

Radon and vapour barrier below slab on grade floor
Healthy indoor air quality

Vapour / radon barriers below slab floors

...home, it's reassuring to know that there's such a huge selection of SMART radon monitors available that keep a constant eye on the levels in the home. Take a lo...

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs
Lighting

All about LED bulbs - video

...smart choice all around. Read more about Ecohome's LEED V4 Platinum Edelweiss House , Passive House contruction , Passive solar home design , home lighting de...

Lithium-ion solar home battery
Solar photovoltaic

Lithium-ion solar home batteries

...smart battery systems can interact with your home electrical appliances to store energy or release energy when it makes the most sense for you. They can now be ...

Lifestyle, location and commuting

Home-buying tips for seniors looking to downsize

...home after a yard sale. What to look for in a new home Once you come to terms with leaving your home and parting with some items during the declutteri...

Why Building Affordable Eco Homes is Important
Efficient home design

Why building an affordable family home today means choosing to build a Green Home

...homes Resilient design features for sustainable new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building Guide pa...