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Electric scooter for commuting
Commuting

The Scrooser: Electric scooter for urban commuting

...Electric Scooter for Commuting, see our pages on The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You , and Choosing a home EV charger in the Ecohome Green...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...electric vehicle would run about 91 cents , powered by Quebec's renewable hydroelectric power. So are electric cars ideal? No, staying home is. And unless you...

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 car have increased, the ranges of electric cars continue to increase and there are more charging stations available every day. We've even heard recentl...

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

Heating with electricity

...electric production. Heating with electricity from renewable resources like wind, solar or hydroelectric is far cleaner than electricity generated by burning ...

Wood pellet stoves that don't need electric ideal for off grid operation
Wood stove and biomass heat

These wood pellet stoves for off-grid heating don't need electric to operate

...electric wood pellet stoves, so let's take a closer look at each: The Wiseway electric-free gravity feed pellet stove : What we really like about the funky ...

Gas powered tankless water heaters
Plumbing and water heaters

Are tankless water heaters good?

...electrical power infrastructure. Modern homes are generally set up with 200 amp / 240 volt electrical service capacity. Using an electrical instantaneous water ...

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 stat...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...electric baseboards, hydronic heating systems facilitate zone heating as you can keep different rooms at different temperatures. Though different from electri...

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

...electricity for Electric Vehicles "the charger". That box, cord, and plug have a technical name - Electric Vehicle Service Equipment or EVSE - and if you have a...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Electricity: Solar-electric systems located on all three homes will generate electricity to supply their own electricity needs, and sell any excess to local u...

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...electric baseboard heater, which has a COP of 1 (every unit of energy you put into your electric baseboard comes out as heat), heat pumps suddenly become quite ...