Ecohome's Demonstration House will be used as a vehicle to launch a free online building guide series detailing best practices for high performance, cold cli...
Understanding building science basics will help you design and build durable and efficient wall systems.
How to build a slab-on-grade with a thickened edge on standard soil
While keeping the existing footprint, the Skygarden House renovation brings a leaky old home close to Passive House levels of performance.
A well-constructed home will stand long enough to see many families come and go in its lifetime, and they won't all have the same needs. When drawing floor p...
In this second post in a series on off-grid living, Craig Anderson outlines the energy systems of his house and explains why he chose them.
The climate is changing, how we build home needs to change as well.
If you are thinking about going off-grid with solar panels and a battery backup, there are lots of good reasons to do so and ways to do it more affordably. W...
Advice from a green building project manager: how to develop a construction budget and stick to it.
Factors far beyond just air temperature affect how comfortable a home is, and if you design for comfort you will end up with a more durable and efficient home.
Planning and budget tips for home building and renovating