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Passive Solar Index Home - super high efficiency
Passive solar home design

Passive Solar Index Home Case Study

...steel cladding Roof assembly Roof trusses 36 inches of loose-blown cellulose Furring strips Metal roofing Sloped section: 2 inches of Isof...

Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

...roof deck on the most south-facing roof. This is for both aesthetic and functional reasons – sleek looking panels lying flush on a roof deck are less obtrusive ...

UBC's Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
LEED Homes

UBC Lab Exceeds LEED Platinum becoming one of North America's greenest buildings

...roof courtyard © Don Erhardt CIRS will be an international centre for research, partnership and action on sustainability issues, including green building design...

Celsius Solar Igloo
Solar thermal collectors

Celsius: The solar heated igloo!

...steel structure. Us: Are we correct in assuming the notion of contrast is at the heart of this? L. McC : Yes. When you enter the igloo you pass from black to wh...

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

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...steel exterior door thresholds Asphalt waterproofing membrane under steel roof covering Foundation anchored in rock User friendly: ...

Which wood is best for framing timber frame construction in homes?
Wall assemblies - new construction

Lumber choices for wood frame construction - choosing timber for framing & building homes

...roof includes 2,400 cubic metres of Douglas fir lamstock lumber in glulam beams. A total of 34 yellow-cedar glulam posts support the overhangs where the roof ex...

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...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...steel roof for eco-friendliness, durability and a great appearance. " For the walls we have a choice of prefinished timber siding which can be of contrasting or...

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...roof over them quickly. When I spoke with Chris Magwood about the public perception regarding moisture issues, he had this to say: " We think nothing about pu...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...roofing: the exterior cladding of walls and roofs was done using steel, with the gable end walls finished with local cedar. Both are very durable and both are r...

DLT Dowel Laminated Timber
Wood and organic materials

Two new options of mass timber panels

...roofs), with significant advantages over steel or concrete options. There are two products in that general family that have attracted our attention, as they e...