Sorry, we had no time for the Green Living Show this year. We ought to be there next year. See you then.
Long time since this was updated. As of February 2017, the Ontario govt has stated that it prefers net metering to the MicroFIT program for PV installations. Therefore, there will be no new MicroFIT installs after the end of the … Continue reading
PVThermal panels are not new. There has been a lot of research done on them in Europe and the US since the 1970s, but they have been a niche market. Now is the time for the system to gain some prominence. … Continue reading
Solar support in Canada has always been an on again/ off again proposition. While there is a great amount of interest in solar, we know that most of the sales of PV and to a lesser extent solar thermal need … Continue reading
I am constantly finding companies (contractors, not manufacturers) who advertise that the tankless water heater they install will give you 7-8 gpm of hot water when heating from 10C to 50C (122F). Sorry, but this should taken with a grain … Continue reading
No solar system can run without an expansion tank. But many water boiler installers and engineers have no idea how to size an expansion tank for solar. It is often believed by many engineers and contractors new to solar that an … Continue reading
There are a lot of vacuum tube collectors (i.e. solar panels) available on the market these days, and there is definitely a lot of misinformation out there. I shall try to rectify this to some extent. “Vacuum collectors are more … Continue reading
I have about 20 years in the solar business as well as installing high efficiency boilers and floor heating. In the 90s when there was cheap gas and oil, most people who were in the solar business were true believers, … Continue reading