6 04, 2017

Renewable Energy Catalogue Now Online

By |2017-10-24T13:28:08-03:00April 6th, 2017|Blog, Energy Conservation, SAGE Advice|

Welcome to our newest online feature! SAGE Energy now offers an online renewable energy catalogue of select equipment. Our catalogue includes items such as solar modules, inverters, batteries, grid-tied and off-grid solar accessories, and used equipment (when available). Items will be added to the catalogue on a regular basis. Looking for something in particular but can't find

29 06, 2016

Solar City 2.0

By |2018-03-12T14:19:14-03:00June 29th, 2016|Renewable Energy|

If you're a Halifax or HRM property owner and missed out on the pilot program, this might be of interest to you. Halifax's Solar City program is back with Solar City 2.0. After a successful pilot program, the program was approved for a further 3 years, with a few subtle changes. Property owners now have a choice of three solar collection technologies, including solar PV, solar hot air, and/or solar thermal.

8 12, 2015

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

By |2016-11-05T11:26:59-03:00December 8th, 2015|Energy Conservation|

Instead of faux Christmas trees, energy-draining light displays, and gifts wrapped in layers of tissue, paper, ribbons, and bows, start dreaming of a green Christmas. It’s possible to celebrate the season with minimal impact to the environment – and without stripping the fa la la la la out of the festivities – by making a few eco-friendly changes to your Christmas traditions.

25 10, 2015

Phantom Loads (Wireless) – SAGE Advice #10

By |2016-04-18T14:05:04-03:00October 25th, 2015|Energy Conservation, SAGE Advice|

Thinking along the lines of our various electronic devices (and their phantom loads) used throughout the house inspired this article. Shortly before this article was written, our household switched telecom providers. With the relatively high monthly price tag involved in our subscription, I finally decided to analyze the unseen expense involved in our new telecom system: power consumption.