Technology / Guides

Plastic in landfill
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Turning Waste Plastic Into useable Fuel

...technology will be part of that process. Aside from landfills we also have in the South Pacific what is known as ‘Garbage Island’, where converging ocean curr...

High efficiency wood stoves
Wood stove and biomass heat

Heating with wood and biomass fuel

...technology have been so dramatic that burning wood or biomass fuel for heat can be an ecologically responsible choice , which wasn't always the case. Accordin...

Smart Homes, Technology & UV can Help Keep Families Safer
Cleaning and maintenance

Keep homes cleaner & safer with smart home features & UV light

Coronavirus or COVID-19 is changing how we live, obliging us to practice social distancing and promoting fervent hand-washing. So the cleaner we can keep the s...

Exterior compresssor heat pump water heater
Plumbing and water heaters

Heat pump water heater with exterior compressor

...technology, but not at the current price. Interior compressor units: The SANC02 is the only exterior compressor unit available in Canada, but there are seve...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...technology, as current solar cell technologies just don't have the capacity to offset the entire energy bill of such a building. Skyscrapers are notorious energ...

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

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

New technology combines solar power generation & battery free power storage The forever-changing landscape of the green home building industry sees ideas com...

Flexible 'solar glitter' from Mpower Technologies
Solar photovoltaic

Flexible PV 'solar glitter' panels coming soon

Standard solar panels are rigid, relatively heavy and fragile. A new product on the market called Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV) from mPower Technol...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...technology. Ordinary systems use filters or membranes to treat the water, which clog and need regular maintenance. The unique technology at the heart of Hydralo...

Solar panel reflectors
Solar photovoltaic

Using reflectors to increase the yield of solar panels

...Technology University, recently published an article in Green Building Advisor that demonstrates the results of his research on this. Working in conjunction wit...

How solar panels work
Solar photovoltaic

All about solar panels - the different options and how they work

...technology, then this article is for you. We’ve outlined some of the basics of residential solar power today and how this technology is being applied throughout...

Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Geothermal heating for Homes in North America - Does it work & will it save money?

...technology, but for single family homes you will get far more bang for your buck if you put that money into insulation instead. Read all about auto-feeding wo...