Category: Electrical, Computers & Home Theatre

It’s Never Too Early To Start Thinking About Decorating for the Holidays

If it seems as if retail stores are setting up their Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, it’s not your imagination. I trotted over to Lowe’s for a tour of their holiday season displays on October 16th. Okay, so maybe I’m a bit of a grump when it comes to any...

/ November 4, 2008

Toronto Hydro’s Festive Light Exchange Program 2008

I know, I know, it’s way too early to be thinking about Christmas and the holidays, I mean, we haven’t even had Halloween yet, but as I was doing some research for another article to be posted in a few weeks time I came across Toronto Hydro’s “Festive Light Exchange”...

/ October 21, 2008
Kitchen renovation by Klondike Contracting

Smart Home Automation Systems Promote Energy Efficiency

If you’ve ever dreamt of a smart home where your security, HVAC, audio and video systems were controllable at the touch of a button, Brack Electronics is one of the companies that does this work. Now, however, they’ve taken their system integration knowledge a step further and have made it...

/ October 9, 2008
Kitchen and dining room area by Fresh Home Innovations

Energy Efficiency Products For Your Home Brought To You by Village Energy

At the Fall Home Show I met Jup Bhasin from Village Energy. Village Energy has all kinds of products that will help your home become more energy efficient — just in time for your winter heating bills. I thought I knew quite a bit about curbing energy bills, but after...

/ October 7, 2008

Toronto Hydro’s Peaksaver Program

When the weather decides to turn hot and humid, it really decides to turn! Thursday I was wearing a jacket and jeans and thinking Environment Canada’s forecasting equipment was broken when they predicted 32 Celsius plus humidity for Friday. Sure enough they were right and we sweltered our way through...

/ June 6, 2008
Photo taken from Home Decor Staging and Interior Designs Homestars profile

Improving Your Home’s Energy Efficiency – Part 1

Home Energy Efficiency: According to meteorologists, this winter was supposed to be the coldest in 15 years. While December was certainly the snowiest I’ve seen in awhile, I wouldn’t exactly say it’s been bitterly cold out there (okay, so as I’m writing this it’s -10 and with the windchill it’s...

/ January 22, 2008