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Green Building Products.
Many building products on the market claim to be green materials, butdon't live up to their claims. Read carefully and don't be afraid to askquestions. Try to choose products that contain recycled material. They notonly reduce the strain on landfills Read More...
Fossil Forts in the Cowichan Valley.
I can not help but think of myself as the producer, director and star in my own little play, this thought pattern is thourally enabled by being smack dab in the middle of one of the greatest forces for change that Canada has ever seen, The Baby Boom. Read More...
Cowichan River.
The Cowichan River is the connection from Lake Cowichan to the rest of the Valley, it drops down approx. 400 feet from the mouth of the Lake down to the Strait of Georgia through forests of Cedar and Douglas Fir, enjoying Canada's only Mediterranean Read More...
Geothermal Heating Systems
Technology Snapshot & Benefits: Geothermal heating systems, also known as geo-exchange, ground source pumps, or earth-coupled pumps, take advantage of the earth's nearly constant temperature (45-75 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on latitude) to Read More...
Cowichan Lake's Eco Broker
I have just received my Eco Broker Designation for Real Estate and as I contemplate what that means and how to go about making use of it I must start with myself and my everyday habits. Some I am good with and some have been a dismal failure. For example Read More...
3 Great Reasons to Live on Vancouver Island
Off the Canadian coast of Vancouver, British Columbia lays real estate so beautiful, so rich in diverse eco systems, that it has been dubbed North America’s best island by Condé Nast Traveler for six years running. Vancouver Island, BC is Read More...
Non- Resident Investment in Cowichan Valley
The Cowichan Valley is a great place to invest! International buyers are coming in droves from China, South Korea, India and Iran to name a few and they are bringing wealth. Low interest rates, strong immigration and our clean water and air make our area Read More...
Cowichan Valley is "Best Value" on Vancouver Island
Note: Reposting blog posts to feed through facebook/twitter. Sandy Stinson of Team Stinson, Re/max Lake Cowichan recently conducted an in depth study of the afford ability of homes throughout the Province of BC and determined that the Cowichan Valley Read More...