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Wind turbine © Jinterwas, Flickr
Lifestyle and environment

Clean energy infrastructure and efficient-housing for Canada's Indigenous communities

...Clean Energy website is championed by Lumos Energy, Clean Energy Advisor and Mentor to Indigenous communities across Canada. Lumos Energy brings extensive exper...

Bullfrog clean power
Renewable energy

Bullfrog Power makes clean renewable energy available to all of us.

...clean energy to compensate for your personal consumption, so that much less power will be generated through more harmful methods. Bullfrog operates under the ...

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

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

...energy continuing to rise and a global push towards energy conservation and renewable energy solutions, we need to look into alternative ways of generating powe...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

Ontario's Home Energy Rating and Disclosure plan (HERD) is great news for home buyers

...Energy Transparency Coalition: The Home Energy Transparency Coalition comprises the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, Ontario Home Builders Association, Clea...

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours (In Theory Anyhow)
Renewable energy

Can you really power your home with a bicycle generator?

...energy efficiency and decentralising power generation is something we can do to reduce our personal energy consumption and carbon footprint. Theoretically then ...

Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

...clean energy sources if we are to have any impact on slowing climate change . We recently posted a story on the pedal-powered Bicycle Generator , and its rath...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...energy network; this is not the case with Powerhouse. Therefore, areas where the grid is fed with clean energy are effectively penalized, in a sense, within the...

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...clean. Be sure you have efficient taps. If not, install aerators on them to reduce flow, at no loss of function. Energy star appliances: Energy Star a...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...energy One downside of injecting clean, renewable energy into the power grid is that many green power sources lack predictability, making balancing the supply...

Backyard solar panels
Grants and incentives

The Ontario MicroFIT program

...energy projects to the provincial energy grid and receive premium prices for any excess energy produced above the needs of the property. In 2009, along with t...

Smart Homes, Technology & UV can Help Keep Families Safer
Cleaning and maintenance

Keep homes cleaner & safer with smart home features & UV light

...Clean surfaces with UV easily (but with care) Scrubbing surfaces with a disinfectant soap and water is the best way to keep your home clean, but at this time ...