Posts Tagged: Green Energy

EV Charger and Solar Inverter

Solar Edge | EV Charger and Inverter

World’s First 2-in-1 EV Charger and Solar Inverter The SolarEdge Electric Vehicle (EV) charging single phase inverter gives homeowners the ability to charge electric vehicles up to six times faster than a standard Level 1 charger. By installing an EV charger that is integrated with an inverter, no additional dedicated circuit breaker is needed, saving… Read more »

Solar Grants and Rebates

Solar Panels | up to $7,500 in Grants and Rebates

Best Time to Invest If you’ve been thinking about investing in a solar panel array for your home, you’ll want to know about this program. The typical investment for a solar panel installation is $30,000 to $40,000. $7,500* in grants and rebates, along with zero interest financing up to $40,000 are available this summer! Call… Read more »

Geothermal Rebates and Grants

Geothermal - up to $5,000 in Grants

Best Time to Invest The best time to invest in the most environmentally friendly home comfort system is today! Take advantage of Federal Government grants from the  Canada Greener Homes Program. Geothermal is the most cost effective way to heat and cool your home. WaterFurnace units provide superior comfort with precise, even temperatures eliminating cold… Read more »

Canada Greener Homes

Canada Greener Homes

The Canada Greener Homes Grant is a Federal Government program to help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient. Buildings, including homes, account for 18% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. The program helps homeowners invest in improvements to their homes that will lower emissions.  These home improvements include; geothermal systems, solar panels, heat pumps, water heaters… Read more »

Carbon Pricing is Constitutional

Gas Pump | Carbon Tax

Filling Up is going to be More Expensive The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the carbon pricing law is constitutional. The ruling states that because climate change causes harm beyond provincial boundaries, it is a matter of national concern. The ruling states that additional fees for fuel are valid regulatory charges and not… Read more »

Carbon Tax

Natural Gas

Federal Carbon Charge The federal government has had a carbon pricing program in Ontario since 2019. Carbon charges are applied to all fossil fuels you use, including Natural Gas, Propane and Home Heating Oil. The charge gradually increases every year on April 1. Natural Gas Carbon Tax: April 1, 20193.91¢ per cubic metreApril 1, 20205.87¢… Read more »

Electricity is the Future of Home Heating

Home heating makes up a significant portion of the greenhouse gases produced in Ontario. Approximatley 70% of households are heated by burning fossil fuels (natural gas, propane or oil). Natural Gas is a cleaner burning fuel than oil. However; it’s not just burning Natural Gas that’s bad for the environment. Natural Gas that leaks from… Read more »

California Making Solar Panels Mandatory

Solar Panels to be Mandatory in California

California is making solar panels mandatory on all new homes and low-rise apartment buildings by 2020. Exceptions include homes that are frequently in shade. This is the first time a state has initiated such a requirement. The goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by cutting energy use in new homes by over 50%. At… Read more »

Buying an Electric Car?

Solar Powered Chevy Volt

Why not go completely Green and power it with the Sun?Even an electric car has a carbon foot-print. When you plug your car in overnight, there is a power plant somewhere producing electricity to recharge your car. Most power plants in Ontario are nuclear, coal or natural gas. If you have solar panels installed on… Read more »

Geothermal-10 Myths

WaterFurnace

Geothermal (heating, air conditioning and hot water) provides comfortable heating and cooling for your home by using the below the surface temperature of the earth. Outdoor temperatures can fluctuate wildly from season to season. The temperature just 4 to 6 feet below the earth’s surface remains relatively constant throughout the year. A geothermal system utilizes… Read more »