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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Grey water and heat recovery shower
Bathrooms

EcoVéa: recycled and cleaned shower water

...technology sooner, and hard to imagine why we would build a shower any other way now that it's available. After taking a moment to visualize the amount of the...

Water efficient Boulevard FloWise toilet from American Standard
Bathrooms

Efficient toilets for LEED homes

...technology to ensure thorough bowl cleaning, which is another good thing to look for because streaks aren’t part of MaP testing, and poor performance on that fr...

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

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Technology in the Three Belgravia Green Homes: Advanced wall systems: Different wall systems combined with various technologies are being used to demonstr...

Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
Food production

Flow Frames: Revolutionary beekeeping puts honey on tap.

...technology available to beekeepers everywhere. With an Indiegogo launch aimed for Feb. 22nd, the apiarists plan to begin the manufacturing and distribution proc...