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December Update

There’s not a whole lot to say these days; the house is now a home 🙂 I’ve updated the spreadsheet with the latest data which also includes or first propane delivery since moving into the house. On Dec. 5th we … Continue reading

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Green Building Advisor

Last week I was very pleased to have an article about our home published on the Green Building Advisor website. As I read the article I found myself in awe.  I recall reading articles such as this (on this website!) … Continue reading

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One Full Year

I’ve been a horrible blogger!!!  We have made it an entire month past the one year mark and I have failed to make an entry.  This is not for lack of wanting, but for lack of time.  It seems as … Continue reading

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And the Heat is On

Ugh, I did not want to make this post but, alas, we have had to turn the heat on.  And by heat I mean our one 1500 watt heater; it’s not really that much energy that we are putting into … Continue reading

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Sustainable Housing Series

Again, I am fortunate to be able to give a presentation on our home!  This coming Thursday evening, Nov. 12, at 7pm I will be presenting at the Confederation Centre Public library as a part of their Sustainable Housing Series. … Continue reading

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Summer Heating/Cooling

We have been asked several times how we made out this summer. The brief answer, great! The long answer: Window screens: The window screens did not come with the windows so we had to have them locally made. Klearwall indicated … Continue reading

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Energy Monitoring Data

I’ve added a new page on the blog entitled, “Energy Monitoring Data”. On this page I’ll be posting the monthly energy data that I’ve collected from TED (The Energy Detective).  I’ve compared our actual energy usage through Maritime Electric with … Continue reading

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