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Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...building materials. For our building envelope we will use Roxul mineral wool insulation, which has a high embodied energy but superior durability compared to ...

Radiant floor tube installation
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor tubing installation video

...building on soft soils , and anything else about sustainable green home construction in Ecohome's green building guide pages.

Living green roof installation on the Edelwiess house
Roof coverings

DIY green roof installation video

...video shows the steps needed to ensure your green roof will not leak. Watch more Green Building Guide videos from EcoHome on YouTube here The most commo...

DIY air exchanger installation video
HRV and ERV

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

...Building guide page: Understanding home ventilation Canadian supplier Ecogenia

Slab on Grade

Finishing the exterior of an insulated slab-on-grade floor

...building VIDEOS Once a decision has been made to choose between a crawlspace or a slab foundation , you need to know how to finish the edge off durably. Typ...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...buildings to counteract the steady decline of ecosystem health worldwide." Visit the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages to find out more about more about the ...

Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

Choosing between a slab-on-grade or a foundation and basement

...Guide How much insulation does a basement need - EcoHome Guide How to finish the exterior of Insulated basements and slabs - Ecohome Video Guide Why is a ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...building techniques in general, visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Building Guide Pages here .

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...Guide How much insulation does a basement need - EcoHome Guide How to finish the exterior of Insulated basements and slabs - Ecohome Video Guide Why is a ...