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Vancouver’s energy efficiency initiative should be applauded, not dismissed

Claire Beckstead — Feb. 12, 2013

recent article in the Vancouver Sun raised questions about the costs and merits of a city-run pilot program to encourage homeowners…

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Added by Elemental Care Inc. on February 19, 2013 at 3:55pm — No Comments

UFH perfect partners to heat pumps By: Thermsaver | Posted: Mar 30, 2012 Heat pumps are well suited to underfloor heating systems in almost every respect. Simplicity, flexibility and versatility top …

UFH perfect partners to heat pumps

By: Thermsaver | Posted: Mar 30, 2012

Heat pumps are well suited to underfloor heating systems in almost every respect. Simplicity, flexibility and versatility top the list of recommendations as the systems can be installed in more or less any type of dwelling, in addition to their…

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Added by Elemental Care Inc. on April 2, 2012 at 2:23pm — No Comments

On-Demand Water Heating from Efficent Tankless Water Heaters By: Jack Russell With the rising energy costs there has been an increase in interest for energy saving appliances. Efficent "tankless" wat…









On-Demand Water Heating from Efficent Tankless Water Heaters

By: Jack Russell

With the rising energy costs there has been an increase in interest for energy saving appliances. Efficent "tankless" water heaters have become very popular for their capability to heat hot water on demand, with no storage tank required. Instead of holding water in a traditional water tank, they circulate the cold water through a series of…

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Added by Elemental Care Inc. on April 2, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Copper or Polypropylene?

When it comes to plumbing many people think of copper as a necessary component. Copper has been used in plumbing forever. Last year I visited Pompeii and to my surprise there was bronze piping used in Roman villas dating back thousands of years. But, is copper the best pipe to use for water and drainage?

Well, to be fair, it is hard to totally eliminate copper, because it is used in brass with zinc. And the cost of a brass fitting is still relatively cheap. But by environmental…

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Added by Elemental Care Inc. on December 6, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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