What Thermal Imaging can do for Energy Efficiency in your home.

Thermal Imaging is used for a variety of purposes. The basic process is using a camera capable of seeing IR(Infra Red) spectrum of light. In the simplest example above, I’ve used a handheld Thermal camera capable of 60 x 60 thermal pixel resolution, and it provide a slightly higher visual resolution so you see a […]

Why we converted our Natural Gas water heater to a tankless Electric on-demand

Why should we put in more efficient appliances? There’s a lot of talk about reducing fossil fuel use, lowering our carbon footprint, and being more efficient by using common sense and renewable energies. Canada is a fossil fuel rich country, and one of the largest exporters of fossil fuels, the last I checked, we were […]

LED Mystery: I just bought a bunch of LED lights, and some don’t work right? What did I miss?

BCHydro‘sĀ Savings & Rebates often adds local discounts to Energy saving devices, like LED light bulbs. They now come in every shape and size, and the offer is instant at the cashiers at all BC retailers, So when its time, grab a few. But there are some key differences when switching from Incandescent bulbs, the ones […]

Is it worth investing in Solar?

Many continue to ask this question, Is the Investment really worth it? Will it really save me money, or the environment. The simple answer is Yes, small scale solar such as a simple 3-5kw solar array might take somewhere around 10-15 years to pay it off, but after that, it’s free. Medium scale, such as […]