Tag Archives: energy efficiency

Green building standards

 On this page, we will briefly introduce the following “green building” construction standards and programs available and show you where to…+

Heating

Depending on your space heating system, heating your home eats up 40-60% of the total energy consumed by your home….+

Ventilation

Good air ventilation is not so much a tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions itself as it is an important…+

Doors

Doors are generally not the energy guzzlers that windows are, simply because there are far fewer of them in a house….+

Air sealing

Controlling air leakage is one of the cheapest – and most important – ways to make sure your home is…+

Insulation

Insulation acts like an enormous blanket wrapped around your home, slowing heat in its race to escape to the cold outdoors…+

Cooling

Manitoba’s climate doesn’t demand cooling for homes the way it does heating. Nor does the hydroelectric power predominantly used for…+

Home construction

In this section, you will find solutions on how to continue reducing greenhouse gas emissions from your home, whether you’re…+

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