Testing / Guides

Carbon Offset Schemes - Whale Poop leads Nature's Own Way
Lifestyle and environment

Save the Whale's (Poop) - Save the Planet !! (And $2m per Whale)

...testing 7-100% algae biofuel on Maersk Kalmar as a pilot scheme, then from 2007-2014 by optimizing ship speeds, Maersk Line reduced its CO2 emissions by 40% or 11 million tons, about the same reduction as the rest of Denmark. Maersk also set a goal in December 2018 to be carbon neutral by 2050, though as a consequenc...

A Tiny House for sale locally set me thinking, should I buy a Tiny Home?
Tiny house


...testing out whether your animal would adapt well to living in such small quarters, especially if you own a big pet, as we all know animals need space for their daily zoomies! Is a Tiny Home on wheels a good choice then or not? While Tiny Homes are usually made to be around 8.5 feet wide to adhere to road regulation...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

What is a blower door test? Blower door tests are becoming part of many State and Provincial mandatory building codes - the new BC Energy Step Code in British Columbia, Canada is one example. A blower door test is often an essential part of a home audit, we don’t know for sure just yet if it will be part of the free...