Posts in the 'High Performance' Category

Back | Next

Showing 21 through 30 of 63 posts in the High Performance category

Part #3 - Net Zero Energy, The Next Generation of New Homes

Part #3 - Net Zero Energy, The Next Generation of New Homes 

Part 3 Focuses on the wall systems and insulation we will be using to achieve the insulation values required to build a home that can produce (with the use of solar photo voltaic panes) as much energy as it uses.

read more

Part #2 - Net Zero Energy: The Next Generation of New Homes

Part #2 - Net Zero Energy: The Next Generation of New Homes 

In today's post I will give an overview of the steps we are using at the foundation stage to improve thermal comfort and indoor air quality at the same time as we make sure we can reduce our energy use to meet the Net Zero standard.

read more

Part #1 - Introduction to The Next Generation of New Homes

Part #1 - Introduction to The Next Generation of New Homes 

RDC has started on a new high performance home in Squamish that is targeted to be Net Zero Ready. Here is a project overview and introduction to some of the project partners. Stay tuned for regular update on this exciting new project.

read more

Ice Dams - The Cause, Problem & Solution of Ice Dams

Ice Dams - The Cause, Problem & Solution of Ice Dams 

Have you ever wondered what causes all that ice build-up on your roof? Are you aware of the cost both in terms of energy bills and long term damage? Bob explains the cause, the consequences and the solutions to a permanent repair.

read more

5 Technologies You Should Consider For Your New Home or Renovation 

Recently I attended the TecHome Builder Summit in Fort Worth Texas. The summit is put on by TecHome Builder, an online magazine focused on technology in housing.
Here are 5 technologies that stood out for me and will likely show up in our new builds over the next 18 months:

read more

How to Eliminate the Invisible Pollution Produced by Your Home

How to Eliminate the Invisible Pollution Produced by Your Home 

Do you know that your home produces an invisible gas with no odor that is polluting the environment everyday? Can you guess what it might be?

read more

2017 Georgie Award Finalist - Crumpit Woods Oasis

2017 Georgie Award Finalist - Crumpit Woods Oasis 

Crumpit Woods Oasis is a unique Built Green Platinum custom home built at the base of the famous Squamish Chief. It is a finalist in the 2017 Georgie Awards for Best Custom Home under $899,000

read more

How to affordably lower your GHG emissions by building a better home

How to affordably lower your GHG emissions by building a better home 

Building an air tight home can both improve your home ownership experience and lower your families Green House Gas emissions.

read more

Project Update - Blueberry Dr.

Project Update - Blueberry Dr. 

An introduction to the benefits of using exterior insulation in building your energy efficient home.

read more

What Is A High Performance Home?

What Is A High Performance Home? 

Bob Deeks clarifies High Performance Certifications in the Housing industry: Energy Star, Built Green, Homes Approved Homes, LEEDs, Passive House, R2000, Net Zero Standard.

read more

Back | Next

Showing 21 through 30 of 63 posts in the High Performance category