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Pellergy, Vermont Renewable Fuels and Green Mountain Wood Pellets
On one of the nicest days so far this year my husband and I took a field trip to Burlington, Vermont to check out all the green exhibits at the Vermont Home and Garden Show. The first exhibit I saw was a "tri-exhibit" of Pellergy, Vermont Renewable Fuels and Green...
Baseboard radiators that look like baseboards
Baseboard rads are an alternative to large, bulky iron rads.
Redwell Infrared Space Heaters
For those of us who live in drafty old homes, this is the time of year when the space heaters get pulled out. They are great for rooms where the central heating just can't keep the room warm enough -- due to anything from old or single glazed windows to a lack of...
Geothermal Heat Pumps Generate Savings for Your Home
Homeowners who invest in a geothermal heating and cooling system realize savings not only at the time of installation, but well into the future. The system reduces energy consumption, lowers utility bills and increases home resale values. A geothermal home comfort...
Dynacurrent Heatwave Furnace: Energy efficient and Clean Indoor Air
There is a new furnace on the market that has very intriguing possibilities. When I was at the GreenLiving Show last month, I toured the mock-up R-house which had been on display at the National Home Show earlier in the year. The technology that caught my attention...
Hydronic Radiant Heat is Beautiful Heat
When I walk into a home with hydronic radiant heat on a freezing cold day I feel this warm sense of comfort as soon as I take my boots off and my sock feet touch the warmed floor. The warmth rising from beneath the floor warms my toes and spreads all the way up to my...
Sears and The Healthy Home at Downsview, Energy Efficient Products
Sears Canada has a wide variety of energy efficiency products from high efficiency furnaces to tankless hot water heaters and even drainwater heat recovery systems. These products are used in the Healthy Home in Downsview, ON.
Jaga Radiators: beauty function and efficiency
Super efficient and styish Jaga radiators are available in Toronto. Low H2O radiators have lower energy requirements while heating a room more evenly.
Hot Water Heater Options
I know, I know, I write about the most thrilling things in green home building! Insulation, energy efficiency rebates and now, hot water heaters! Wow! will the excitement ever stop! It's hard to get excited about things like hot water heaters and insulation but if...
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