Air quality

Environmentally Superior single storey

Environmentally Superior single storey

Designed with the same “ES” inspiration as plan 2939-ES, Drummond House Plans Environmentally Superior single storey is optimized by the new approach which includes all of the facets related to your…Read more

Energy Efficiency Series: The House as a System

In our energy efficiency series of articles featured each Thursday, we provide strategies or information on how to make your new home energy efficient and comfortable.  Much as one is more than the sum of their…Read more

Energy Efficiency Series: How a Heat Recovery Ventilator Works

In our energy efficiency series of articles featured each Thursday, we provide strategies or information on how to make your new home energy efficient and comfortable. Heat recovery ventilation systems allow R-2000…Read more

Terminology Primer – Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC)

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to heating, ventilation and cooling discussions, you feel like there is another language being spoken? As with most areas of specialty, this…Read more

The Importance of Bathroom and Kitchen Fans

Bathroom and kitchen fans are an important part of your home's ventilation system. They remove odours from your house, which improves indoor air quality. They also remove moisture, which decreases the…Read more

How to choose green building materials

At DrummondHousePlans, we scour the web for resources for you. With so much discussion about eco-friendly and green building options, it is great to see articles that are more factual…Read more

Indoor Air Quality

With Canadians spending more than 90% of their time indoors, much of it at home, the "healthiness" of their home is a serious issue. Poor indoor air can have a…Read more