What is a Sustainable Home?

In the leading edge of the home building industry there are lots of terms for high-performance homes. Terms such as green homes, net zero homes, passive house, and sustainable homes come up often. Sometimes it can be difficult to know the difference, or what each term...

Why Should I Have an HRV/ERV?

It has been a while since we have last blogged. You could say a lot has happened, but that would be an understatement. A year and a half ago we were optimistic here in Manitoba about our covid numbers. The province was opening, everyone was allowed to dine indoors...

Joist End Details

Hi Y’all! This episode was born out of a recent job one of our contractors did recently. They had to replace some insulation that was improperly installed around joist ends. This job wasn’t a proper vapour barrier, and rather than preventing moisture from...

Why Do We Do What We Do? (Cal Episode)

Today’s blog was a fun one! A slight change of perspective for the article. Get to know the other half of Dueck Builders a bit better by reading this blog post! Find out why Dueck Builders prides ourselves in being Winnipeg’s most trusted green builder!...