Electric vehicles / Guides

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...vehicles on the road today being electric, the demand for charging infrastructure has been low. It is in fact quite likely that the market demand for electric vehicles is directly linked to the availability of infrastructure for remote charging, and vice versa. This unfortunate little stalemate may have something to ...

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...

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

...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 charger". That box, cord, and plug have a techni...

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 ...

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...

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 scooters legal? Electric scooter laws in the US are evolving regularly, and so far they seem more stringent than with e-bikes. Laws will vary by state, but US federal law stipulates that electric scooters cannot be used on sidewalks. They can use bike lanes, and they are allowed on roadways that don’t have d...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...electric vehicle image via Creative Commons Helping citizens transition to electric vehicles (discounts of up to $14,000) Developing infrastructure for public transportation Expanding bicycle paths and bicycle parking Note: Within this a target has been identified (hopeful perhaps), that 12% of new vehicle purchases by...

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles installation just got easier
Solar photovoltaic

Tesla solar roof gains ground with target of 1000 solar roofs / week

...vehicles (though it is on the low end of the swanky car market), but the savings on incidental costs – fuel and maintenance – is what makes it ( the Tesla model 3 and other electric vehicles ) more affordable than driving combustion engine vehicles. The economic case for the Tesla roof follows that same principle. ...

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

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...electric vehicles, and a trend towards electric power tools and heavy equipment. As we face an ever-increasing risk from climate change, the urgency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to low-carbon construction techniques and renewable power generation is urgent beyond measure, and the current market kee...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...electric cars , which can reduce an individuals personal carbon footprint by as much as 90% Chosen EV Charger Brand : Rematek energy charging station for electric vehicles Wastewater treatment / Septic system The EnviroSeptic Enhanced and Certified Wastewater Treatment System Does not generate filter media or o...