Tag Archives: energy

Lights, computers…

Living a climate-friendly lifestyle is in the details, too. Small changes – the flick of a switch, replacing a light…+

Kitchen

On this page, we discuss the following ways to save energy as you use your kitchen: Appliances Fridge & freezer Stove…+

Germany

Germany’s economy grew by 62.6% from 1990 to 2005. As of 2005, Germany has achieved an 18.3% reduction in GHG…+

Solar power

There’s no shortage of sunlight in Manitoba in the summertime. It has the potential to give us abundant, clean energy…+

Geothermal

Geothermal or earth energy systems and ground-source heat pumps have been generating plenty of buzz in Manitoba in recent years for their…+

Green building standards

 On this page, we will briefly introduce the following “green building” construction standards and programs available and show you where to…+

Biomass

Biomass energy or bioenergy refers to all forms of renewable energy derived from plant materials. Currently about 6% of Canada’s…+

Alternative heat energy

In this section, we’ll look at the possibilities for these alternative forms of heating energy, ones that come with fewer…+

Heating

Depending on your space heating system, heating your home eats up 40-60% of the total energy consumed by your home….+

Green roofs

Green roofs, or rooftop gardens, refer to incorporating plants into a building’s roofing system. There are two basic types of…+

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