Tag Archives: heating

Manitoba stationary combustion

In 2018, stationary combustion sources accounted for about 17% of Manitoba’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (1). Most of these emissions…+

In your home

In this section, you’ll find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in your activities in these areas of your home:…+

Sweden

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

Germany

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

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…+

Heating

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

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…+

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