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

How to choose a home-building contractor

...ZNE, Passive Solar, Green Builder, or Green-home builder. Passive House and LEED are green building certification programs, but even if you don’t want to b...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

On a wooded Canadian farmstead in rural Alberta, the new house replaced an old home that was no longer able to fulfill its function. The architectural concept ...

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

...ZNE , Passive Solar, Zero Energy Homes or even Positive Energy Homes all rely on the building envelope having a high level of insulation, and a managed level of...

Solar Radiant Heated Floor Slab Kit
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Solar heated radiant floor with radiant heated hot water for a site with problem soil - expansive clay

...ZNE, PNE, LEED & Passive House projects . Passive Solar radiant air-heated floor slab on grade form kit ductwork © Ecohome Generating solar dome...

Resilient Homes, why they're important in dealing with Climate Change
Lifestyle and environment

Resilient Homes; Why we need to build to withstand climate change events

...ZNE labelled homes are the future for efficient & resilient construction. Increased durability and performance measures may add some upfront costs to a bui...

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...ZNE Homes? Building to the bare minimum is understandable with large developers, as they are well-oiled money machines with little motive to change . At th...

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