Alberta Energy… in the News!

While perusing the local CBC news I found two great articles that highlight the effect our building choices have on the environment. The first, “Alberta Households Emit Most Greenhouse Gas in the Country,” was less than uplifting. (It can be found here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/household-emissions-study-1.3697959). While we have a cold climate to deal with, our province has one of the highest solar …

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Window Properties for Noisy, Hot Summers (Part 1. Solar Heat Gain)

A friend was recently complaining about her windows, describing how warm her place had been with this hot summer weather, as well as how noisy, as she lives on a main street, full of loud motorcycles and chatty late night bar go-ers taking advantage of the warm evenings. She asked if replacing her double pane windows with triple pane would …