Two of our recent commercial projects are featured in the news. The articles highlight Shane Worman, a well known developer and builder, who choose to install solar on two of his commercial buildings. Click on the links below to read the full articles: Developer looks to solar More solar panels popping up on [...]
We’re excited to announce that Tesla Powerwall is now available to our customers in BC. The new Powerwall 2 is a home battery system that allows you to store 13.5 kWh of energy per unit. The energy can be used at a later time or provide clean back-up power in the event of utility outages. [...]
We're pleased to share the solar power system we installed on Penticton Secondary School in April was recently featured in the Penticton Herald: Pen-Hi solar array has cut power bill by $3,000 in just 2 months As the title suggests, the article highlights that the school has already saved $3,000 in electrical operating costs, which [...]
Feeling the adverse effects of climate change, many homes have already made the switch from relying on fossil fuel generated electricity to renewable power. However, the biggest factor that deters some to take similar action is the relatively high cost of the equipment needed to produce clean and sustainable energy. This problem may soon become [...]
When you think of ‘Solar Power’ what is it that comes into your head? For a lot of people their immediate thought or image is of Solar Panels mounted on roofs which convert sunlight into electricity. In technical terms these Solar Panels are known as Solar Photovoltaic modules or Solar PV and converting sunlight into [...]
For those of you in the Vancouver area, Terratek will once again be attending the annual BUILDEX Vancouver Tradeshow on February 19th and 20th (that’s this Wednesday and Thursday), held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. If you are able to make it, please stop by to say hello. We hope to see as many [...]
With energy prices continuing to increase Canadian Property Management published an article on Solar Energy’s Return on Investment. To read the full article click here.
It is official - BC Hydro rates are increasing significantly over the next decade. As of April next year there will be an increase of 9%, followed by a further 6% in 2015 and resulting with a total increase of 28% over the next 5 years. To read more on the increased rates click here.
When John and Colette Van Aerde, from Nanaimo, BC, decided it was time to build their dream home, they hired local developer Emauel Hajek (Emanuel Homes) to help them design and construct their dream house. With a passion for sustainable building practices, the driving force behind the construction of the house came from Hajek’s desire [...]