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Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...step up on my soap box for a moment I will explain my political hackiness… Stimulate the green home construction industry Green home tax credits and interest-free loans are the best return on investment for government stimulus . An investment into improving home energy-efficiency has a multitude of benefits, with t...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...step closer to reality. Nice Architects just unveiled the first photos of their incredible egg-shaped Ecocapsule home - and the tiny solar and wind-powered dwelling will be available for sale later this year. Nice Architects has already completed a prototype, and they plan to ship the first units as soon as Spring 2016...

Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

...house for a day, which simply is not the case. However, with homes that are designed with the goal of reducing energy consumption , small devices like the portable wind turbine or pedal-powered washing machine , pedal-powered bike generators at least keep the discussion on track, even if they do little but offer a chan...