Come see us at the GEDO Energy Showcase on Saturday, September 22, 2018 and/or at our site at 323 Wallace Street in Merrickville from 10 AM to 3 PM on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Tours available every hour on the hour, beginning at 10 AM with the last tour at 2 PM.
It is that time of year again but for this tour, we are asking people to RSVP at email@example.com. Based on previous experiences as well as feedback from others, we have decided to cap the tours at 20 people and to increase the length to 1.5 hours (including Q&As). We also have one at 11 […]
Thanks again to the Merrickville House and Garden Tour for inviting us to be a part of such successful event! Hundreds of people joined in on Chris’ tour! A special credit to Stephen Fuller of einpyre intermedia, for the captivating photos.
We are thrilled to be part of Merrickville’s 12th Annual House and Garden Tour, sponsored by Holy Trinity Anglican Church, on June 10 form 10 AM until 4:00 PM. This year’s tour will highlight Canada’s rich and varied architectural history in both house and garden design. From handsome stone mansions, an artist’s cottage to an Eco-home […]
We “flipped the switch” to activate our new Off-Grid PV system almost two weeks ago and have been enjoying the benefits of energy independence ever since. Two weeks ago we commissioned our Off-Grid PV system and have since had peace of mind knowing that if there is a grid failure, we’ll be just fine. To […]
Paul Cairns, of Building for a Better Future, took part in our Open House in July and this was his interpretation. We couldn’t have said it any better, Paul, thank you! EcoGen Energy and Build’s Passive House Visit
We did it: Natural Cooling! Once again, what was design on paper has been proven to work in real life. The same radiant floor system that puts heat into the house and moves it around, can also take it out. By coupling it with the tubes that we buried underground when we built the house, […]
The spring’s big surge of effort was put into siding the house. From the beginning we had it in mind that we wanted to work with fibre cement. We looked into other common forms of siding – wood, engineered wood, vinyl – but decided what we really wanted was the look of a quality material […]
I have taken a two-pronged approach this time: A short version, for those who are not interested in the technical aspects, and a much longer version for those who are. Short version: we built something to preheat the ventilation air for our house using the heat of the earth. It works and gives us lots […]