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Eco-Friendly Roofs in Alberta

In today’s economic uncertainty and fluctuating weather Calgary homeowners are increasingly interested in reducing their home’s impact on the environment, which can also help lower energy and utility costs.  Built Green Canada, a national organization with a certification program that rates the level at which a home is energy-efficient, measuring factors such as the materials and methods used in construction, ventilation, waste management, water conservation, and indoor air quality. The Cal

Maria Mahohvlic

Maria Mahohvlic

Burning Cleaner Fuel: Is It Time for a Change?

Your vehicle is part of your livelihood, but it can also be detrimental to the environment. When you forgo routine maintenance or auto repairs that your vehicle needs, you might be burning damaging fuel that pollutes the atmosphere. Burning cleaner fuel from your car is quite easy to do; even if you drive a diesel vehicle. In Canada, greenhouse gas emissions are a grave concern. Luckily, between 2005 and 2012, the country saw a decrease by 5.1 per cent in emissions despite the economic de

Maria Mahohvlic

Maria Mahohvlic

Benefits of Frequent Air Conditioner Checks

Hot weather puts extreme demands on your vehicle, especially the air conditioning system. Instead of having to drive across town with no air conditioning and wait in line for repairs, you can have your system checked and adjusted so that you can prevent a breakdown altogether. In fact, regular maintenance can reduce the risk of a premature compressor failure. What Happens at an Air Conditioner Check Appointment? When you bring your vehicle in to Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres for

Maria Mahohvlic

Maria Mahohvlic

Sustainable Roofing Options for Your Home

Climate change, deforestation, air pollution. You hear about these things when you turn on the news, pick up the morning paper, and in conversation with friends. The environment and the impact you have on it is an important issue, and you do your best to use sustainable living practices to lighten your carbon footprint. However, when it comes to your roof, you may not know which options will help with that goal. In this blog, we will discuss a few ways to make your roof as eco-friendly as

Maria Mahohvlic

Maria Mahohvlic

Rooftop Gardens: Coming Soon to a Neighbourhood Near You

Amidst skyscrapers and bustling cities, gardening seems almost a thing of the past. Not anymore. A new trend is hitting cities throughout North America, and it just might be what your business needs. Rooftop gardens are interesting, environmentally-friendly, and even a little edgy. Even if you don’t own a restaurant, your business could benefit from your own rooftop garden. Rooftop Garden Benefits When you think of a successful business, a rooftop garden probably isn’t th

Maria Mahohvlic

Maria Mahohvlic

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