Friday, 28 February 2014

Green Home Design

I'm always looking for interesting "green" home design and furnishing ideas! Here's a link to a recent article from the Ottawa Citizen.

Saturday, 1 February 2014

Upcoming Green Power events in Ottawa


Ecology Ottawa recently shared information two upcoming Ottawa green power events. Details below or here.

  • Green Your Power, Options for Tangible Solutions in Ottawa
    Sunday, Feb. 2, 12:45pm-2:00pm
    First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, 30 Cleary Ave
    All are welcome to hear from OREC and Bullfrog Power about the options for greening your power, as well as your portfolio.

  • Community Power – Democratizing Solar Power with Community Funding
    Monday, Feb. 10, 11:30am-1:00pm
    Ottawa University, Arts FSS4007
    This talk will cover details on the feed-in-tariff program, solar photovoltaic systems, and the community power/renewable energy co-operative model (specific examples from the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op), including the regulatory framework, the business model and governance implications. It will interest political scientists, engineers, planners, business scholars and anyone interested in new models of electricity governance or in citizen engagement and capacity building toward sustainable energy futures.

Interior design finds!

Toronto's annual interior design show was last weekend in Toronto. An Ottawa Citizen article this week with some highlights from the show, including links to Ottawa sources of their unique finds.