BUILDING INNOVATION

Best New Income Property Home Designs 2014 by DrummondHousePlans.com

Best New Income Property Home Designs 2014 by DrummondHousePlans.com

These apartments in finished basements are in a class by themselves as they are designed to take advantage of the natural lighting. Plus, there's plenty of open living space for…Read more
“Environmentally Superior” single storey

“Environmentally Superior” single storey

Designed with the same “ES” inspiration as plan 2939-ES, Drummond House Plans new approach includes plan 3240-ES, another application of the strategy that encompasses quality of construction, air, energy efficiency,…Read more
“Environmentally Superior” chalet

“Environmentally Superior” chalet

In an attempt to enhance the quality of construction with regards to energy efficiency, economy, Drummond House Plans proposes a new and innovative approach to ecologically and ergonomically designed house…Read more
My home is our home! (the new reality of housing blended families)

My home is our home! (the new reality of housing blended families)

Translation of  Jennifer Larocque's original article by Deb Villeneuve Step-families are a part of today's reality. With more and more half-brothers and half-sisters among the millions of children throughout, harmonious family life has…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

Understanding energy efficiency – A house is a system

A house is made up of components that work together to form an integrated system. The performance of one component depends on its relationship with other components in the same…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