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The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You
Lifestyle, location and commuting

The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You

...cars are better than gas-powered cars in terms of traction and control because if one wheel is slipping, the car’s computer can adjust torque at a millisecond r...

How to choose the best home EV charger or EVSE?
Lifestyle, location and commuting

EV home charging stations & How to decide which is the best EVSE for you

...car that takes the AC Alternating Courant electric sourced from your regular house electric system, and converts it to DC Direct Current so your EV car’s batter...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...car without a problem so you can refresh your emergency container. Please keep in mind though, cities have less power outages than rural areas and we are not ...

Electric vehicle charging station

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...cars on our roads. Even then, there are just too many people whose lifestyles and businesses can't function without a personal vehicle. Tesla EV super charg...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...car with black leather seats in the summer, you already understand solar heat collection. The amount of heat that can be generated by the most rudimentary solar...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...car starting and stopping at series of red lights compared to a car that gets all the green lights and goes further at cruising speed - which one uses more gas?...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...without a car. One of the nice things about living in the city is public transportation and proximity to services, which makes it possible to live without a c...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...car charging station. Its 9744Wh battery is powered by a 750W silent wind turbine and 600W solar outputs that enable it to operate completely off-grid. A dual...

Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
Living Building Challenge

What is the Living Building Challenge?

...carbon footprint: The project must account for the total footprint of embodied carbon (tCO2e) from its construction through a one-time carbon offset tied to t...

Commuting after Lock-down in the new Covid-19 World
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Green commuting - getting back to work after social distancing is relaxed

...carried. So you could use them for certain legs of a journey, then walk it or fold it up and carry it a bit as well as bring it into your office for security. ...

Snowboarder, Mike, Basich's, off-grid cabin in the woods with hot tub
Tiny house

Off-grid tiny house in the heart of the Sierras.

Snowboarding pioneer and photographer Mike Basich built himself an epic Tiny off-grid cabin. Without a bedroom or bathroom per se, but equipped with a hot tub ...