Build a Passive Solar Home

2022-12-08T03:22:13+00:00January 1st, 2022|Activity, Beginner, Educational Resources, Solar|

Every home collects solar energy. Sunlight falls on the house, some passing through windows and skylights where it is absorbed by roof and walls. Sunlight can help to heat a house in cold weather, but it can overheat the house in warm weather. In Building a Passive Solar Home students design a home to take advantage

Hydrogen FAQs

2022-12-08T03:18:21+00:00January 1st, 2022|Beginner, Educational Resources, Hydrogen, Webpages|

Hydrogen (H2) is a gas, and like electricity, it's an energy carrier. Hydrogen doesn't emit any greenhouse gas emissions when it is used. However, hydrogen is also like electricity in that for it to be zero-emitting, it must be produced using clean energy. Visit Webpage

Nova Scotia’s Wind Power

2022-12-08T03:09:33+00:00January 1st, 2022|Beginner, Educational Resources, Webpages, Wind|

We all want a cleaner, greener future for our province—and that's why transitioning to renewable energy is our priority. It's a journey we've been on for over 15 years. Now, we're working towards 80% renewable energy by 2030 and phasing out coal. That means when you plug in your appliances, heat your home using

Heat Pumps 101

2022-12-08T02:54:11+00:00May 16th, 2020|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Efficiency, Video|

Heat pumps will heat, cool and dehumidify your home, keeping you perfectly comfortable year-round. They’ll also save money and energy as they’re much more efficient than traditional heating methods, and twice as efficient as traditional oil systems. Watch Video

A better way forward to net zero

2022-12-08T02:36:07+00:00May 6th, 2020|Beginner, Educational Resources, Natural Gas, Video|

Green hydrogen produced from renewable electricity will clean the gas grid and help Nova Scotia achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. An Integrated Energy System that links a cleaner gas grid with a cleaner electric grid will address some of our biggest future energy challenges and provide resilient, net-zero energy for Nova Scotians.

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