Treatment / Guides

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...treatment system combines 5 separate technologies to remove dirt, soap and other particles from the water; Sedimentation, Flotation, Dissolved Air Flotation, Enforced Skimming and an Aerobic Bioreactor. The 6th technology, which is the final treatment, is disinfection using UV light. Hydraloop gray water filtration...

Reduce water consumption with residential gray water recycling systems
Plumbing and water heaters

Gray water recycling

...treatment & recycling ... Find more pages about gray water treatment and sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Are low-flow showerheads worth it? Water efficient toilets for reduced water use - USA & Canada Rainwater recovery and irrigation Future-proof building techniques...

Reflective window film to reduce overheating
Windows and doors

Product feature: window film treatment to reflect heat and lower air conditioning bills

...treatment product that can be applied to windows that blocks Infrared rays and the heat they bring. Sketch Nanotechnologies has developed a transparent coating called SketchNanoGard Thermal , that is rolled on as a liquid to the glazing of windows and acts as a heat shield to improve the performance of windows without ...

wood ceiling in Reclaimed sunken lumber
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Wood Ceilings or drywall - how to choose your ceiling material & what's the difference in cost?

...treatment for wood . Varnished wood floors will show discolouration over even a couple of months between portions exposed and those covered by furniture or an area rug. Without direct sun exposure, a wood ceiling will age slowly and evenly. 14 year old timber frame with 1.5 inch pine boards as...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

We saw this on Off Grid Quest and found it was begging to be shared... If your fantasy is to live totally off the grid anywhere around the world, that dream just got one step closer to reality. Nice Architects just unveiled the first photos of their incredible egg-shaped Ecocapsule home - and the tiny solar and wind...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...treatment, and it isn't covered with resin. So there are no negative health impacts due to material off-gassing and surface finishes. It is simply polished, depending on the customer's request. "We sell a semi-processed product, and it is the cabinetmaker that makes the final cut to suit the needs of the buyer." Gran...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...treatment system for showers, photovoltaic solar panels feeding the power grid and pre-fab straw bale walls. "The treatment of human waste into useful compost rather than being one of the largest environmental problems facing our waterways is absolutely key to making sustainable change. It’s also something most peopl...

Pallet beds are trending but pallets can be toxic so be careful
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Is it safe to build beds or furniture with shipping pallets?

...treatment code : This pallet was debarked and heat treated - a visual check for cleanliness and these should be good for pallet beds To recap the types of pallet treatment that are safe or dangerous for using as beds or other furniture: [HT] = Heat treatment [KD] = Kiln Dried [DB] = Debarked [MB] = Me...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...treatment system, those standards were met by this wastewater treatment system Chosen Wastewater Treatment System Brand : DBO Expert, wastewater treatment systems Prefab LEED & Passive House Kit Homes for Sale Northeast USA, Quebec & Ontario - Get More Info Here Now you know more about the EcoHome idea for ...

Aerial view of The Earth Rangers Centre (CNW Group/Earth Rangers)
LEED Homes

The Earth Rangers Retrofit a LEED Gold building and earn LEED Platinum

...treatment Earth tubes Solar hot water Stormwater control Geothermal heating and cooling Vegetated green roofs The LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system focuses on measured performance of the building, and requires participants to track and prove the performance of their fac...

A sustainably built, ultra modern and affordable tiny house
Tiny house

NOMAD Micro Home fuelled by crowd funding, takes green building world by storm.

...treatment can take NOMADs right off the grid." The folks at NOMAD Micro Home want to make high-performance, low impact housing affordable to the masses. Their indiegogo crowdfunding campaign helped them do exactly that. See another beautiful tiny house here in the EcoHome Green Building Guides © ...