As a member of GreenUp Peterborough Economy, we were both humbled and honoured when we were called up to accept a Sustainability Award at the GreenUp annual awards ceremony in Peterborough earlier this month. We were also excited to see six other companies awarded for their sustainability projects, as well as the mayor of Peterborough […]
Sun Dog and Solar project Spring into Action!
It seemed like a long winter, as the new walkthrough and garage doors for Sun Dog didn’t arrive until early April. However, solar testing continued throughout the winter. Our solar array officially went live on January 21st, 2023, and passed final performance testing on April 9th. (Yeah!) (Drone picture taken by Generation Solar on […]
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It’s all about the Base !!
Much has happened since my last update, and I don’t want to simplify the complexity involved in getting to the current ‘Sun Dog’ framing stage. Note to self – plan extra weeks when putting up a new structure. Everything being constructed underground is far more complicated and painstakingly longer to deal with as compared to […]
Making Things Happen
So why didn’t I just hire a contractor to manage the project? It would cost more money, but would be much easier for me to interface with one individual who would be responsible for all of the project activities, deadlines, dealing with builders, suppliers, and attaining the necessary permits from our local township. Besides, all […]
Where to start? The Dawn of Project Sun Dog
The first thing about starting a project like this is to recognize that it’s not going to be inexpensive. It’s a long-term investment – no different than putting an addition on your home that you plan to live in for a while. Therefore, one needs to do their research by finding companies that have a […]