Choosing appliances / Guides

High efficiency appliances
Appliances

Efficient appliances and electronics

...appliances and electronics gets recouped however frequently or infrequently that they are used. Whatever small appliance and electronic item you are looking a...

Electricity

Lights, appliances and all things electrical

...choosing bulbs Appliances: EXAMPLE 2 High efficiency home appliances have a proven track record for return on investment. Buying the cheaper refrigerato...

Reducing the need for air conditioning
Heating and cooling

How to keep homes cool without air conditioning

...Choosing energy efficient lighting and appliances: All electrical appliances and lights generate heat, everything down to your laptop and TV. But first set yo...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...appliances. Along with those incentives, efficient appliances usually save more over their lifetimes than the added cost and will also save you money monthly, s...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...appliances : Make informed choices based on the EnerGuide rating wherever possible; Look for ENERGY STAR certified appliances, and SmartSense appliances (low wa...

Dual axis solar tracker
Solar photovoltaic

Choosing between solar trackers and fixed solar panels mounts

...appliances and get your demand down as low as possible. Convert any appliances that you are intending to convert (such as installing heat pumps to replace tho...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...appliances deliver heat will have some impact on efficiency, but that has more to do with how well it is distributed. Heating your entire home with electric rad...

Non-toxic building materials can improve home air quality
Healthy indoor air quality

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...choosing is the kitchen, in particular by specifying formaldehyde-free plywood for kitchen furniture - which is also available as formaldehyde-free and pre-fini...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...appliances mandatory for all new home appliances beginning in 2022. To help make large commercial buildings more energy efficient, the government also announc...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...choosing a LEED, Passive House or even Zero Net Energy Home is now so minimal (if you're talking to the right Home Builders, it's around 5% - which you'll save ...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...Choosing non-toxic paint , Choosing non-toxic floor finishes to protect indoor air quality , and the Difference Between an HRV and an ERV to ensure proper home ...