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Wood Burning Stove – 23 Things That May Save Your Life!

Wood Burning Stove – 23 Things That May Save Your Life!

23 Things You Need To Know About Wood Burning Stoves That May Save Your Life! Note: Before installing a wood burning stove, seek advice from your stove dealer, your local building inspector or fire department. And check with your insurance agent. The insurance company may have its specifications […]

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Insulating Concrete Forms – What you need to know

Insulating Concrete Forms – What you need to know

ICF-great-case-study Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) wall most commonly consist of concrete between polystyrene foam, although other form materials such as polyurethane, recycled wood and cement mixtures exist. Insulating Concrete Forms Wall The foam is usually two flat pieces of either expanded polystyrene (EPS, average R-value of 3.8 […]

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Simple Kitchen Ideas

Simple Kitchen Ideas

Simple Kitchen Ideas Update your kitchen with kitchen design ideas for everything from kitchen cabinets to kitchen islands. You don’t have to be stuck making meals in a kitchen that’s as dead as a doorknob. With little imagination and some effort, you can create a great personalized […]

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The Reality Behind Home Energy Consumption

The Reality Behind Home Energy Consumption

Expensive is just one of the words that people today use to describe electricity bills. It seems that every day, the cost of electricity keeps getting higher and higher. Because of this, we all tend to look towards alternative energy sources. Home Energy Consumption However, as governments […]

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How To Calculate HST On New Homes In Ontario

How To Calculate HST On New Homes In Ontario

How To Calculate HST On New Homes In Ontario HST Rebate on New Homes Ontario Calculator Before you start calculating HST rebate on your new home, it is important to understand that the Provincial component of the HST rebate is fixed at 6% to a maximum of […]

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New House For Sale

New House For Sale

Another New House For Sale Treat yourself to this wonderful 1324 sq.ft. easy maintenance raised bungalow across the street from the beach; New House For Sale in Ontario 100 minutes from Toronto International Airport in the heart of cottage country; 2 minutes walk to one of the […]

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Healthy Home For Sale

Healthy Home For Sale

Healthy Home for Sale – not exactly as illustrated New Healthy Home For Sale – being build! Located in a very desirable neighborhood and a walking distance to the sandy beach with stunning views of Georgian Bay and Blue Mountain. Approximately 1800 sq.ft.  Raised bungalow with open […]

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Energy Efficient Home With Radiant Heat For Sale

Energy Efficient Home With Radiant Heat For Sale

Energy efficient home with in-floor hot water radiant heat system Energy efficient home for sale in Tiny Township – with radiant floor heat: Our most popular model “Springwood”. This open concept 1,592 sq.ft., three bedrooms and two bathroom home is now being built on a beautiful 1/3rd acres […]

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Beautiful Lot For Sale

Beautiful Lot For Sale

Beautiful Lot For Sale Sorry, it sold! Vacant residential building lot in the beautiful area of Tiny Township. Street filled with newer upscale homes, seasonal and permanent residents including retirees and families alike. Country living at its best – on this beautiful lot for sale. Build your […]

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Luxury Home For Sale

Luxury Home For Sale

Luxury Home For Sale Amongst A Forest – Character Style Luxury Home For Sale With numerous features and top quality finishing, this home was originally built as a show home for ICFhome.ca, a local custom home builder. This award-winning model is located in an established neighbourhood of […]

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How much will my house in Southern Ontario cost per square foot?

How much will my house in Southern Ontario cost per square foot?

Most people think that the “cost per square foot” of a house is one of the best ways to determine whether it’s a good value. New home builders have to deal with this every day, and the truth is typically not what the client wants to hear. […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Build With Insulated Concrete Forms?

How Much Does It Cost to Build With Insulated Concrete Forms?

How Much Does It Cost to Build With Insulated Concrete Blocks? If you’ve ever tried to nail down a hard answer on this subject, you’re probably already familiar with the broad range of estimates out there. To determine the cost to build with Insulated Concrete Forms and […]

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16 Things You Must Know About Radiant Floor Heating

16 Things You Must Know About Radiant Floor Heating

There is no doubt that radiant floor heat is a healthier and more cost efficient way to heat your home. An energy-efficient in floor heating system should lower your energy bills and save you money. And since radiant heat floor maintains a surface temperature of 85-90 degrees, […]

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Solar Energy And Radiant Floor Heating

Solar Energy And Radiant Floor Heating

Solar Energy And Radiant Floor Heating A clear trend is developing in consumer preferences toward the use of radiant floor heating in combination with solar water heating systems. Solar hot water heating systems are compatible with radiant floor systems for a number of reasons: 1. The radiant […]

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Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heater – Luna Baxi Save Money With Tankless Water Heaters Hot water heating accounts for about 20% (or more) of the average North American household’s annual energy costs. With energy prices rising day after day, it is becoming necessary to take a closer look at […]

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Cost of Geothermal Heating Systems:

Cost of Geothermal Heating Systems:

A geothermal heating system can save you a lot of money on energy costs while benefiting the environment. You will want to install one almost immediately. Until you hear the costs. A geothermal system costs so much that you will be tempted to forget the whole idea. Cost […]

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7 Best Ways To Get Home Improvement and Building Loan

7 Best Ways To Get Home Improvement and Building Loan

  Home Improvement and building projects are widely popular credited to the growth of TV series and designer shows. While smaller projects top the list of frequency, such as painting and decorating, all home improvement projects can add up quickly. 7 Best Ways To Get Home Improvement […]

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5 Reasons To Choose Blow In Insulation

5 Reasons To Choose Blow In Insulation

Insulating your home is pure and simple the number one way to save money on energy costs. In the old days, floors and walls were lined with just about anything to keep the moisture and cold air out of the home. Renovations have revealed that even old […]

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Solar Hot Water System Design

Solar Hot Water System Design

Thermal energy is required in a high range of temperature in many industrial processes. Solar thermal systems are of great use for this kind of thermal processes. Using solar heat into a wide variety of industrial processes has been a challenging work. About 70% of the annual […]

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Who is Who in Ontario Home Building?

Who is Who in Ontario Home Building?

“Discover a Home That Offers Lower Energy Bills, A Healthier Living Environment and Complete Peace of Mind – Guaranteed!” A home that stands up to fire, noise, sun, wind, rain, snow, bugs, mould and inevitable Acts of God like, earthquakes and hurricanes; A home that provides years […]

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Brick and Stone Home – Is It More Energy Efficient?

Brick and Stone Home – Is It More Energy Efficient?

How Can Brick And Stone Make Your Home Energy Efficient A home thatís energy-efficient is healthier and more cost efficient. Energy efficiency modifications in your home can eliminate or at least lessen the poor quality of air thatís brought in by various weather conditions. One way to […]

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Benefits Of Solar Water System

Benefits Of Solar Water System

With the rise in energy costs, more and more homeowners and businesses are looking for ways to reduce their energy use.  Benefits Of Solar Water System Solar hot watersystems are the most cost effective form of renewable energy currently available.  Solar hot water systems can save hundreds of dollars annually on […]

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Get Your Power from the Sun – Photovoltaic Solar System

Get Your Power from the Sun – Photovoltaic Solar System

Are you thinking of buying a solar electric system for your home or business? Solar electric systems, which are also called photovoltaic or PV systems, are reliable and pollution-free. They make use of a renewable source of energy—the sun. And PV systems for homes and businesses are becoming more […]

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Designing a Residential Solar Water Heater

Designing a Residential Solar Water Heater

Evacuated Tube Solar Panels With the increase in electricity and gas prices, the need for renewable sources of energy is growing. Heating water accounts for nearly one-third of a typical home’s energy bill. Using the sun’s energy to heat water is not a new idea. More than […]

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Solar Energy in Canada

Solar Energy in Canada

Solar Energy in Canada for Residential Applications Canadians can heat water for domestic consumption without causing pollution or paying for expensive fossil fuels or electricity – by using solar energy. While conventional water heating appliances cost money and pollute the air, solar water heaters use only clean […]

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