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...

Before it gets Better

Do you ever tackle a home project that’s a bit too big? Here’s a glimpse into my newest learning experience! Gina and I heard from a few neighbours that our nice back yard had a big standing water problem in spring. We also noticed our yard had a nice...

Best Building Practices

Good morning all, Today we’re going to talk about something that’s been a re-occurring theme throughout my life right now. That topic is what is “best”? How does Dueck Builders design the “best” homes? Firstly best is difficult....