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Omineca Solar has been quiet online but not in the office!!

Omineca Solar would like to bring you up to speed on our latest projects. Omineca Solar is now partnered with Yellowknife, NT developer MODHOME Developments, designing and building high performance buildings. Omineca Solar is currently working on a unique micro hydro system outside of Castlegar BC to provide power to four buildings. Intake design, pipeline, powerhouse structure, turbine and plumbing, electronics, and transmission line design have all been take care of by the Omineca...

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Free Natural Light

Check out this simple solution to free natural light! Recycled plastic bottles can be used to provide natural lighting to darks spaces.

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Omineca Solar attending Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Grant Writing Workshop

Omineca Solar attending Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Grant Writing Workshop

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Do you know your homes Energy Use?

Do you know where your energy is used in your home? Space Heating 56% Water Heating 21% Appliances 16% Lighting 6% Space Cooling 0.4% Contact Omineca Solar for more info regarding innovative space heating and hot water heating solutions.

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Omineca Solar Designs signs agreement with SMPLy Mod Prefab Homes

Omineca Solar Designs has signed an agreement with SMPLy Mod Prefab Homes. SMPLy Mod is working to build sustainable, modern, practical and livable homes at an affordable price throughout Canada and the US. With offices in British Columbia, Ontario and Northwest Territories they are ready to serve you. This agreement allows SMPLy Mod to really bring the whole package to clients. Through this partnership we can now offer a truly sustainable housing solution at a truly affordable price.  More about SMPLy Mod: SMPLy Mod Prefab Prototype Home...

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Solar PV PERGOLA…

Do you have a sunny backyard? Would you like to create a shaded area in the summer? What about a Timber Framed Pergola? Omineca Solar can design, engineer and build you a timber frame pergola that will provide you with valuable shade and even better FREE Electricity! Think about it? I think it only makes sense? Contact the Omineca Solar Team and we can help.

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Accounting for Zero

 Do you want to achieve NET Zero-energy for your house or building? No more energy bills? Sounds great! You can’t achieve net-zero-energy for your home or building until you know the TOTAL energy consumed. That means including all the fuels you use. There are many ways to get to net zero-energy, but all require accounting for ALL of the loads. Since different energy sources use different counting units, they need to be converted to a useful standard. Converting to kWh is convenient as we can then determine the size of renewable energy...

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Omineca Solar is Stoked for 2012!

Omineca Solar is really excited for 2012. We had a great 2011, installing many PV and Solar Hot water systems through the Kootenay’s and the Northwest Territories. Look for some really cool new projects for 2012!

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