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Help Us Find Office Space!

October 24th, 2014 by

Hey Calgary! After five very cozy years operating out of our home office, we’re ready to spread our roots. We’re seeking a small, shared office space in inner city Calgary, primarily for Rob & Michelle’s right-hand lady, Alex.  We envision … Continue reading

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Soil Carbon Cowboys

October 23rd, 2014 by

 I’m sitting at my computer this morning with my cup of coffee, watching a video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys” and getting inspired. Here, take a look: Like many technophiles, I often get swept away by renewable energy technologies like wind … Continue reading

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Eating Beyond Organic for Cheap

September 30th, 2014 by

I want to take the time today to address a question many ask: How do we eat beyond organic for less than the costs of eating conventional? First off, let’s define what “beyond organic” means. Organic production rejects the use … Continue reading

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Top 11 Awesome Appropriate Technologies For Your Home

September 22nd, 2014 by

After looking at lists of bad building design choices, I’ve gathered together top 11 promising appropriate technologies I’ve seen in use for residential and commercial buildings. For those of you not familiar with the term, appropriate technology generally refers to … Continue reading

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Top 10 Bad Home Design Decisions

September 11th, 2014 by

While the last post looked at conceptual flaws in the stages of design and planning, this list highlights bad home design decisions that can adversely impact home comfort and human health:  Bad Home Design Decisions: Toxic Building Materials  1.) Sawdust … Continue reading

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