When to replace windows / Guides

When should you replace windows
Windows and doors

When should you replace old windows?

...to recoup the money before needing to be replaced again. Members get great Discounts - sign up today... When to replace windows: If your windows are e...

Top Tips for Getting a House Ready for Winter
Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter preparation for your home - are you ready for the cold?

...to properly insulate an attic , When to replace old windows and when to repair them , How to choose the best windows and everything else you need to know about ...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...to bioaccumulate too. Why not to install windows and doors with spray foam... When installing windows and doors in a home , it's essential to put compre...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...to link exposure to damp indoor environments in general to upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough, and wheeze in otherwise healthy people and with asthma sympt...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...to look for when choosing windows. But - don't be sold into replacing all your windows without first reading our page about when to repair windows and when to r...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...to insulate attics properly When to replace old windows when renovating and when to repair them How much insulation does a basement need? Best Energy Savi...

Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

...to get your hands on some great stock. Please feel free to add comments below if you have ideas of your own. Collecting used building materials Doors: Exter...

Frost in Attics: What causes Attic Ice? How to Fix it?
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic? Is ice in roofs a problem & How do I stop it?

...When to replace old windows and when to repair them How to choose the best windows Everything you need to know about planning a sustainable green re...

Mixed interior room lighting
Lighting

Home lighting design

...to heat, while only 20% is converted into light. Compare that to LED’s which are 80% efficient, meaning they convert 80% of energy into light, and only 20% into...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...tor. The objective for the new home (to replace a 1950’s bungalow with all the imaginable problems that could come with it) was to design and build a home for a...

Energy modeling simulation of heat loss through thermal bridging
Efficient home design

What is a thermal bridge and why is it so important to break it?

...to look at the R value rating of a material and assume that our entire wall assembly matches it uniformly. But when you factor in the thermal bridges caused by ...