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March 28, 2017

Taking a Simple Approach to Energy Efficiency

Last month we spoke to the Edmonton Journal about the Belgravia home and its efficiency credentials. Specifically, we talked about how the Belgravia is a home that “just works” despite its efficient build. Today, we thought we’d talk … Read More
February 22, 2017

Upcoming Advancements Set to Further Improve Home Energy Efficiency

As one of Canada’s leading builders of green, energy-efficient homes – and one of Western Canada’s only net-zero home builders – we are very interested in new technologies and developments in the space. We are quite excited by the … Read More
January 16, 2017

Is Alberta a Good Place to Have Solar Panels On Your Home?

Yes!  For a variety of reasons, Alberta is a great place to have solar panels on your home.   In this blog post, we will discuss why this is the case. Sunniest … Read More
January 3, 2017

Understanding the Average Canadian’s Annual Energy Consumption

Canadians are no strangers to high energy costs in the home. Some months it seems like every bill that comes in is higher than the month preceding it. While our northern climate and dispersed population can explain away … Read More
November 3, 2016

How An Energy Efficient Home Can Benefit You

At Effect Home Builders we pride ourselves on providing energy efficient homes that capture a sense of community and integration. We use smart building techniques and an environmentally centred philosophy to provide you … Read More
November 3, 2016

What is a Net Zero Energy Home?

As the world moves toward more sustainable building and manufacturing processes, we are starting to enter a metaphoric “golden age” of sustainable construction. We aren’t going to get into the politics of it – frankly, that’s way outside our scope … Read More