Lowering Your Electric Bill in Winter

I’m writing this post in late February, after a vicious cold snap that came through Winnipeg has finally dissipated. The weather was awful for weeks, so cold that even outdoor sports lovers were probably bundled up inside, the temperature dipping into the below 40s...

Energy Poverty

Poverty is a vicious cycle; the poorer you are, the poorer you’ll tend to remain. There are a plethora of reasons for this, and all are worthy of discussion, but given our trade, we’d like to focus today on energy poverty. Energy poverty occurs when a person does not...

The Problems With Knob and Tube Wiring

Old houses are so beautiful! Wandering through the suburbs can feel really dull, almost eerie, because of how similar any two houses are; I remember going to a new friend’s house as a kid and realizing the layout of their house was almost exactly the same as mine;...