Heat Recovery Ventilation

Heat Recovery Ventilation

There are many reasons to install a  HRV system and several of the homeowners we visited included one in their renovation or build. Having a system like this becomes really important when you have a well sealed home and no system of air exchange. Mark and I had one installed when we renovated a log […]

Wind Beer

Wind Beer

In Kamloops, British Columbia we were treated to a beer from the Stanley Park Brewery called 1897 Amber. The reason this is cool, and why it’s on this blog, is because the brewery is wind powered!… And the beer was very good.

Whistler SIPS Panelled Home Pex system

Whistler SIPS Panelled Home Pex system

We saw three sites in Whistler Thursday 16th. A NetZero house with PV, HRV and a solid envelope. A construction site of three Structural Insulated Panel houses in various stages of construction. And a very swanky Rammed Earth home. It was neat to be able to see the houses being constructed using the SIP panels. […]

RV Solar Panel Installation

RV Solar Panel Installation

We are off. The trip is really exciting and in spite of the construction on the road the trip is going really well. Danica and Paul Fletcher of Riverside Energy have graciously set up at homes for us to view on Friday. We enjoyed an evening of conversation centered on renewable energy components and their […]

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