3 Easy Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint this Winter


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Winter is not an easy time to be environmentally friendly because heating your house often uses non-renewable energy sources. Although there are ways to live in harmony with one’s environment even in -20 degree weather, our society isn’t built for it — and there’s rarely enough ice in Toronto to build igloos  anyway (igloos hold […]

February 8, 2019

6 Types of Hands-Free Tech For Your Home


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We all know too well the struggle of successfully carrying all your groceries to your door, only to fumble through your bag, searching for your house key. Smart phones and smart cars have already showed us the benefits of advancements in technology. Now, people are looking into smart homes, and how convenience, going-green and safety […]

January 18, 2019

5 Money Saving Hacks for Your Thermostat


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It’s getting cold out and that means the thermostat wars are starting: constant bickering with family members over your home’s ideal temperature. And let’s face it – it’s a challenge to please everyone, as what’s comfortable for one person will always be too hot or cold for another. Not only does this create chaos at […]

December 7, 2018

Should I Get a Smart Thermostat?


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UPDATE: Following the province of Ontario’s shutdown of the provincial emissions cap-and-trade program, Green Fund Ontario will no longer be providing smart thermostat rebates as of October 2018. Rebate applications for smart thermostat purchases must be submitted to the province no later than September 30, 2018.   Now that the Green Ontario Fund offers a […]

March 26, 2018