Renewable technologies / Guides

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...renewable energies or be left out, so way to go Ontario. Here is a brief look at various initiatives by topic. TRANSPORTATION Compact electric vehicle image via...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...technologies just don't have the capacity to offset the entire energy bill of such a building. Skyscrapers are notorious energy hogs as they seem if anything to...

Flexible 'solar glitter' from Mpower Technologies
Solar photovoltaic

Flexible PV 'solar glitter' panels coming soon

...technologies has dropped by 70% over the last seven years, and the introduction of solar glitter may help that trend continue. Such a product will be easier a...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...Renewable Energy like Questions to ask a Solar Panel Contractor or The latest solar home battery technologies , see the Green Home Building Guide pages at Ecoho...

net zero energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Natural Resources Canada launches net zero energy pilot project

...renewable energy technologies are used to reduce conventional energy use. Non-R-2000 builders can enter the pilot by using this process and this house to become...

Epiphany 0nE Puck
Renewable energy

A 'Stirling' idea for charging your cell phone

...technologies and tinkering with existing ones to develop products that create positive changes throughout the world. Currently seeking funding for the onE Puc...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...renewable energy than it uses for materials, production, operation, renovation, and demolition.” In short, a certified Powerhouse stands out from a Passive Ho...

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

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...Renewable energy is a hot topic, not just in green building circles, but all across the globe. The need is urgent, the products are improving and the prices are...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...renewable power, which is that you can't always get it when you want it - the wind doesn't always blow and the sun doesn't always shine. And a major criticism w...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...technologies. First steps Using an integrated design process where all consultants and the contractor meet at the very start and regularly thereafter saved ...

The Best 10 Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - EcoHome
Wall assemblies - renovation

Green home improvements: an energy-saving pyramid scheme that actually works!

...renewable technologies for sustainable homes. So where should you apply the capital you do have for the greatest benefit and return? Fortunately, the biggest en...

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