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Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...power. Be sure they can all be operated manually or by stored battery power during a power outage, and consider avoiding installing air conditioning in homes wi...

High efficiency wood stoves
Wood stove and biomass heat

Heating with wood and biomass fuel

...power to load pellets. So in the event of an extended power outage, you might get a bit chilly. Solutions to that can be either a dedicated battery backup, or a...

Milwaukee expander tool for Uponor pex tubing
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing just got faster and easier with the Milwaukee ProPEX expander tool - video

...power expander which was a huge improvement over the hand tool, but still required significant effort. With the original power expander you had to remove the to...

Solar Air Heating Panels for Homes - How to Build DIY
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...pipe for example, would not provide as much heat as a black metal pipe. Even different metals will have different rates of conductivity. Copper is one of the be...