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Sweden

Sweden’s economy grew by 44% from 1990 to 2005. As of 2005, Sweden has achieved a 7.2% reduction in GHG…+

Passive solar

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

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….+

Ventilation

Good air ventilation is not so much a tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions itself as it is an important…+

Straw bale construction

This construction method uses bales of straw for walls or wall insulation, which are usually covered in stucco. In an…+

Thermal mass

Thermal mass refers to a material’s ability to absorb, store, and later release radiant heat. Brick, slate, concrete, porcelain, stone…+

Cooling

Manitoba’s climate doesn’t demand cooling for homes the way it does heating. Nor does the hydroelectric power predominantly used for…+

Energy efficiency

In this section, we offer solutions on making your home more energy efficient in these areas: Air sealing Cooling Doors…+

Farm buildings

Energy efficiency in farm homes and other buildings can reduce demand for fossil fuels, lower carbon dioxide emissions, and save…+

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