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DIY air exchanger installation video
HRV and ERV

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

...video should give you a pretty good idea of how they work, for further research we have other pages where you can learn a bit more about why you need ventilatio...

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...

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs
Lighting

All about LED bulbs - video

...video about choosing the best LED bulbs and DIY lighting fixture installation tips. LED bulbs are here to stay, it's time to make the leap. The colours are wa...

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy
Concept and design

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy - video

LEED Platinum V4 Wall Design: Building Science The wall we designed for the Edelweiss house, Canada's first LEED Platinum V4 Home is best categorized as ...

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...video from the manufacturer for a better understanding of how they work. Lunos is the first HRV system that does not require venting air to a centralize...

Aeratron AE2 ceiling fan
Ventilation

Ceiling fans and air circulation- video

...video explains the relationship between those systems. Thanks to our sponsor Aeratron for providing super efficient and quiet ceiling fans that fit in nicely wi...

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

DIY radiant floor tubing installation video

...video of how to lay down tubing for our radiant floor in the Edelweiss House. We have a 10 zone system, allowing floor temperatures in each room to be controlle...

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

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...videos are a big hit on YouTube, with a couple of main staple ideas - recycled pop can solar collectors, downspout solar collectors, screen or sheet metal solar...

Slate tile installation in bathrooom
Flooring and stairs

Slate Tile installation - video

We have finished the bathroom counter, floors and shower stalls with a dark slate tile from Glendyne. Slate is a natural stone, so its surfaces have more chara...

Installing soundproofing batts in interior partition walls
Insulation and soundproofing

Soundproofing interior walls-video

The key to building smaller homes which don't sacrifice quality of life is ensuring that they are designed to make the best use of their space no matter how ...

The Methane Midden compost water heater that surpassed its goal on kic
Plumbing and water heaters

Compost pile hot tub water heater

We found this video at Whole Systems Design , a New England based company who identify, design, and develop human habitats. In their own words from their websi...