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Wind turbine © Jinterwas, Flickr
Lifestyle and environment

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

...clean, sustainable clean energy projects for all. All are encouraged and welcome to contribute content and resources to the Indigenous Clean Energy website. I...

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 ...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...clean as possible while work is being done. Here is a short list of tips that may help you survive your reno with less discomfort and health risks. Some of th...

The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

Why Cleaning HRV Units is a Great Idea! When any machine has its normal operation hampered, it will reduce its efficiency and ability to function properly. M...

Which House Plants are Best to Clean Air & Remove Toxins?
Healthy indoor air quality

Which house plants are best for purifying air? Ecohome investigates

...cleaning agents; read here about how to clean a home using non-toxic safe cleaners . Avoid adding scents; read here about the impact of fragrances on indoor a...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...cleaning solvents and bleach behind. The smell of disinfectants that we have been conditioned to think of as 'clean' are anything but. Along with being harmful ...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

It is well-documented that indoor air is filled with contaminants, mostly due to cooking (specifically burning) and improperly vented combustion appliances (wo...

HEPA filters & SMART Air Filters catch airborne dust, pollen, allergens, virus
Healthy indoor air quality

Buying guide for home air filters in furnaces - HEPA, SMART or Regular?

...clean is pretty simple - have a well-balanced ventilation system ( HRV or ERV, read more here for help choosing the right one ), have your ducts cleaned regular...

Drumi the foot pedalled washing machine that makes laundry off-grid oh
Renewable energy

This foot pedalled washing machine doesn't need electricity and uses very little water.

A typical washing machine can use up to 87 litres of water per load, not to mention its ability to eat up electricity. An efficient Energy Star machine can cut...

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

Updated: Aquion as a saltwater battery is no longer available in North America having moved to China after being bought out. But we've heard about a Dutch comp...

Natural gas fireplace
Heating with gas and oil

Heating with natural gas

The clean burning process and price has made heating and cooking with natural gas quite popular in the last couple of decades. However, popularity put a pretty...