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Lot 32 Lakeview Park Rd - Don't miss your opportunity to own a piece of Lakefront property!
We are proud to present another individualized website for our beautiful lakefront lot listing on Lakeview Park Rd. Please click the following link to visit the website: Lot32LakeviewPark.remaxlakecowichan.com Sandy Stinson sandystinson@remax.net www.remaxlakecowichan.com Read More...
Waste Reduction!
When building, measure and calculate at least two times to eliminate anyleft-over materials. Order lengths and sizes that suit the project so that very little ends upin the scrap heap. Do your homework on local green materials for all your projects. If Read More...
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...
Green Trends In Houses 2
Indoor Air Quality You really can't control the quality of the air you breathe outside, but you can improve your indoor air quality. Allergy sufferers especially will benefit from these tips. Of course, eliminate indoor smoking, that's a no-brainer, Read More...
Green Trends In Houses
With all the interest in keeping our planet green, we have been looking for "win/win" building products and designs for homes. LOW-E WINDOWS If more winter indoor warmth and less summer warmth, along with a smaller energy bill interest you, Read More...
Tips for a Green Christmas: How to save the planet and celebrate the season
With so much added waste floating around at the Christmas season it can be difficult to celebrate the holidays with an environmentally friendly edge. Here are the top tips for caring for the environment while you enjoy the holidays: Don’t give gifts. 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...
Your own private Eco System
The relationship of one component in your house hinges on the other components in the same system. The construction, the heating and cooling systems, the sun, the time of year, the behavior of the people living in each house all work together to create Read More...
Energy-Efficient Housing Made More Affordable with Mortgage Loan Insurance
More than 17 percent of the energy consumed in Canada is used to run our homes. Buying an energy-efficient home or making energy-saving renovations can offer big savings. A 10% CMHC mortgage loan insurance premium refund and extended amortization period Read More...
2010 Housing Market Outlook Report
RE/MAX of Western Canada, in conjunction with RE/MAX Ontario-Atlantic and RE/MAX Quebec, issued the 2010 Housing Market Outlook Report, Thursday, December 03, 2009 via a national newswire service targeting all daily newspapers, radio and television stations. Read More...
IF THE PEOPLE SHOW THE WILL, NATURE WILL SHOW THE WAY
When you think of Canada, which qualities come to mind? The world's peace-keeper, the friendly nation, a liberal counterweight to the harsher pieties of its southern neighbour, decent, civilised, fair, well-governed? Think again. This country's 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...
Green Decision - Christmas Tree
Today's green decision was the Christmas tree.Yes I know it is only the end of November but our town is decorating with 'experienced decorations' and I need to decorate my tree first to see what is left to donate. I looked to buy a live tree Read More...
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