The new Powerhouse standard factors the entire energy consumption and life cycle of buildings from cradle to grave.
How to prepare for emergencies and power outages
Design ideas and home-durability measures to help families and homes withstand a changing climate.
Learn how to trim down your possessions and find the home that suits you.
The flat plate solar thermal collector from Viessmann has a modulating collector to prevent overheating.
We have entirely redesigned our website to better help you through your build, renovation or home improvement project.
Sensible design, material re-use and using recycling centers can reduce what you send to a landfill.
Choosing the right solar thermal water heater system
The Nail Kicker quickly and easily removes nails from old lumber, saving costs on material purchase as well as waste disposal.
A comeback for radiant floors heated with air tubes
This type of concrete reduces the carbon emissions by 70%, fuel consumption by 30% and water use by 80%.
A study showed that reflectors on solar panels can increase their performance by up to 30%
Kunos oil from Livos is a natural oil for floors, counters and furniture
Wood is a natural material with no off-gassing and no treatment necessary.
Handing over the keys to the new owners of a LEED home built by students and donated to Habitat for Humanity
A Saanich, BC. home is the first certified with the CHBA's Net Zero Label
Planning and budget tips for home building and renovating
Intelligent home devices allow you to control your home remotely, and send you notices of problems
Solariums and sunrooms in cold climates will not add heat to a homes as commonly thought.