Posts tagged: Carbon footprint

Otterburne Farm Gets Manitoba’s Biggest Solar Power Installation

Solar panels will bring farm’s annual energy consumption to net zero By: Cameron MacLean A dairy farm in southern Manitoba will soon boast the largest solar energy installation in the province. Hans Gorter is getting 540 panels, each with an area of 1.4 to 1.6 square metres, installed on his 130-cow dairy farm in Otterburne, about […]

Power To Save: Solar Panels Powering Part Of King’s College

by Bill Wadell     WILKES-BARRE — The holidays plus the colder weather mean a lot of us will see higher energy bills. When it comes to winter time in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, many people think of snow and cloudy weather, but the president of Endless Mountain Solar says we see more sunshine overall […]

The Benefits of Solar Hot Water Systems

Did you know that more than 25% of your total energy bill can be attributed to heating water? You can massively reduce how much it costs to heat your water by installing a solar hot water system. They work by collecting the sun’s energy using specialised materials on your roof and warming that water immediately, […]

Resolve to Be Green This New Year

It’s here, a brand new year. Time to reflect on the year behind us and plan for the year ahead. With all we try to resolve to do in the new year, one that many struggle with is how to incorporate more green practices into their lives. So we’ve compiled some simple ways you can […]

Five Tips for an Eco-friendly Christmas

The holidays don’t typically translate to eco-friendliness. It’s a time of later shopping hours, massive light displays and increased travel—all things that only increase your carbon footprint. But with these five easy tips, you can make your Christmas a little greener this year.   1. Make your tree selection carefully. There are several options when […]