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Save When You Invest In Sustainable Energy

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Businesses in Canada view investments in capital equipment differently based on their particular needs.  When looking at investing in renewable energy projects companies often overlook potential savings which can be achieved through measures other than upfront grants or rebates for purchasing this equipment. As an example, many companies often overlook the accelerated capital cost allowance under Class 43.2 of the … Read More

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Customer Service and Green Technology

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I was recently asked to travel to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at the last minute to assist in the troubleshooting and commissioning of a large Enerworks solar thermal system located at the Grand Luxxe Resort & Residences.  Due to urgency, a request from our manufacturing partner, S-Power who is located in Germany, asked us to support our installation partner, Desmex. When I … Read More

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Solar Hot Water Heating on the island of Haida Gwaii

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 I travelled to the remote islands of Haida Gwaii to oversee the installation of the Enerworks collectors one site.  After 15 flights and 28,000 km - a 5 week span between April 1 and May 8 – The trip was a remarkable experience. The Haida Gwaii nation has installed 6 residential  systems(3 in Old Masset, 3 in Skidegate). I met with Trent Moraes, the Housing … Read More

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Learning from Teaching

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This week I had the unique opportunity to visit Fairbanks, Alaska and its surroundings. The official purpose of the visit was to introduce local contractors, architects, home owners and building officials to the benefits of solar heat. In reality I learned just as much, if not more from my audience as they did from me. If you’re asking yourself whether … Read More

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Partner and Customer

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On a recent trip to San Diego I had the pleasure of meeting up with the President of Synergy Companies (www.synergycompanies.org).  His company not only installs enerworks residential solar hot water heaters but he is also a personal customer of enerworks solar water heating.  We were working with Jasen, one of his local technicians, to optimize the energy savings of his system … Read More

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