Author Archives: Suni Ball General Manager

Renewable Energy helping the world economy grow!

My initial blog on this subject ( highlighted a report from the International Energy Association documenting global economic growth without associated increase in man-made CO2 emissions.  This was very interesting (and promising) news because up until this point it was widely thought the world economy couldn’t grow without also increasing man-made CO2 emissions. With this follow up report, the International … Read More

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Could reducing CO2 help grow the economy?

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently announced that growth of global CO2 emissions in 2014 were unchanged from 2013 at 32.3 billion tons of CO2 emissions. What makes this news significant is that according to the IEA, this marks the first time that global CO2 emissions remained unchanged while the global economy grew by 3%. This marks the first time … Read More

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Heart of America Group – Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria (Solar Water Heating for Hotel Industry)

During the same business trip which allowed me to stay at the Hilton Garden Inn in Olathe, KS  (see blog post here) I was able to arrange a stay at another hotel which had installed Enerworks Inc. solar hot water panels (also built by Heart of America Group –  This hotel brand was a Holiday Inn & Suites situated in … Read More

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Heart of America Group – Hilton Garden Inn Olathe (Solar Water Heating for Hotel Industry)

On a recent business trip, I had the pleasure of staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Olathe Kansas ( .  This particular hotel was built by the Heart of America Group ( and was the first hotel in the state of Kansas built to LEED certified building standards.  Enerworks Inc. had the honour of being chosen to supply the … Read More

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Entrepreneurial Award for 2014

I’m very proud to share that Nik Van Haeren has been nominated for the entrepreneurial award for 2014  Nik Van Haeren ( is the president of Enerworks Inc. and has transformed the company into a multiline manufacturer and integrator of solar thermal technologies which include S-Power evacuated tube collectors, Enerworks flat panel collectors and Enersol Solar Pool Heating panels. Nik … Read More

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Solar Hot Water Heating VS Propane Heating

Propane (LP Gas) has had a relatively stable price history over the last few years with the average price increase from 2009-2013 averaging 3.5%.  The recent extreme cold weather has created both a supply challenge with Propane (LP Gas) deliveries and a spike in the purchase cost with prices jumping 46.3% in Southern Ontario and 20.5% in Northern Ontario from … Read More

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Enerworks Inc. is proud to announce that it has been granted seven new SRCC™ OG-300 certifications for the SPECTRUM line of solar hot water packages with double wall heat exchangers.  Enerworks OG-300 certified solar hot water systems feature patented over heat protection to extend glycol life in addition to a patented back flush mechanism, which automatically cleans the heat exchanger every time hot water is used.  The addition of these OG-300 certifications will open up installation … Read More

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Save When You Invest In Sustainable Energy

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

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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Enjoying the Pool This Summer?

I was having a chat with a friend of 20+ years who was telling me his parents (who I”ve also known for 20+ years) had not used their pool much the previous year due to cool weather and were considering purchasing a gas pool heater or heat pump to heat their pool but they were concerned about the high costs … Read More

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