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The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You
Lifestyle, location and commuting

The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You

...Electric Vehicle - & which is the best EV? Over decades, and even more so over the last few years, the purchase prices of EV's continue to drop, government incentives to choose an electric car have increased, the ranges of electric cars continue to increase and there are more charging stations available every day. We...

Electric scooter for commuting
Commuting

The Scrooser: Electric e-bike / scooter for urban commuting

...electric scooters or electric bikes or e-bikes , and whether getting around so stylishly will earn you a high five from law enforcement, or a ticket. Intrigued? Check out the Kickstarter video. Or find some equivalent type e vehicles online here Besides an Electric Scooter or e-bike for Commuting, see our pages...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...electric vehicle purchases , $8,000 for a fully electric vehicle, and a sliding scale up to $8,000 for hybrids, depending on the capacity of the battery. The downside to electric vehicles: the power doesn't come from thin air, that's the first thing to realize. If you burn coal or gas to generate power to charge a ca...

How to choose the best home EV charger or EVSE?
Lifestyle, location and commuting

EV home charging stations & How to decide which is the best EVSE for you

...car that takes the AC Alternating Courant electric sourced from your regular house electric system, and converts it to DC Direct Current so your EV car’s battery pack can be charged. The reality is that nearly everyone calls the wall-mounted box that supplies 240 volts of electricity for Electric Vehicles "the charge...

Why Electric Heating Systems are Best for Sustainable Homes
Heating with electricity

Heating with Electricity - The Best Choice for High Efficiency & Zero Energy Homes?

...electric heat now is the surest way to both future-proof a sustainable home and to reduce ongoing maintenance and replacement costs. Electricity is versatile so it's an easy option We also like electric heating because, pretty much every home has electricity already. Electricity can be used to heat, cool, cook and ...

Commuting after Lock-down in the new Covid-19 World
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Green commuting - getting back to work after social distancing is relaxed

...electric stand up scooters Ride sharing - carpooling Check with neighbors on local ride sharing boards to see if someone nearby takes the same route as you that you can carpool with. Even this will probably be slow to start at first (and your neighbor may want to spray you with alcohol before you get into their c...

Real estate

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

...electric vehicle (EV) charging terminal - I think most of us sense that we will be in an electric car someday, so a house that is already set up is a nice bonus. Electric cars are quickly increasing in popularity and the incentives offered make them more appealing all the time. Conversely, this study also reveals t...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...electric car charging station. Its 9744Wh battery is powered by a 750W silent wind turbine and 600W solar outputs that enable it to operate completely off-grid. A dual-power system offers an additional source of electricity during periods without sufficient sunlight or wind. The structure’s rounded shape also helps t...

E-bikes and electric scooters- green transportation
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Why you should get an E-bike now

...car. The Aostirmotor Folding Electric Bike 20 inch Fat Tire Electric Bicycle with 500W Motor and 36V 13AH Removable Lithium Battery for Adults looks well specified at a budget price - take a look here : The Aostirmotor Folding Electric Bike is only 500w for Canadians - compare prices here Now granted, both of...

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?

...electricity for lighting, heating, cooking, bathing, and even charging an electric car for an extended daily commute. And if you’re into the latest tech gadgets for micro-power generation, off grid living or energy efficiency, check out some of these – the pedal-powered washing machine , the Trinity portable wind tur...

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...electrically-powered vehicles . Yet if you look back to the late 1800s, electric vehicles outsold combustion powered vehicles. Electric vehicle from the early 20th century image via Abandoned cars and trucks Cars with electric motors were more popular at the time because they were smoother, quieter, safer, and ...