Category Archives for "Energy"

Renewable Energy

Spem Reduxit

“Spem Reduxit”… What?  You’ve never heard that before?  Well, as a matter of fact, it is actually New Brunswick’s motto!  ‘Spem Reduxit’ translates to ‘Hope Restored,’ which is a motto that Naveco Power can get behind. If you haven’t realized, the colours in our logo are straight from the New Brunswick flag! Naveco Power is […]

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Renewable Energy

Your Guide to an Energy Retrofit

By now I’m sure you’ve heard us use this term before when referencing to our first project, the 82 Westmorland Retrofit. But what exactly does that mean, and why should you care? A retrofit, in particular, an energy retrofit, are upgrades to a building’s energy-consuming and energy-saving systems. They can involve measures ranging from superficial, […]

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New Brunswick

Renewable Energy in Canadian Schools

​Renewable Energy in Canadian Schools You’ve seen the switch to renewable energy in businesses and corporations, but what about your community schools? Canada has a large number of clean energy projects established in our school systems.In 2015, an Ontario school was named the “greenest school on Earth.” Dunbarton High school in Pickering was awarded this […]

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy in New Brunswick

The term renewable energy seems to be popping up more and more lately, especially right here in New Brunswick. However, it’s not entirely a new concept. Here are some examples of renewable energy projects in the province:   Looking at renewable energy in the form of wind, the province’s first wind farm was completed in […]

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New Brunswick

Why Invest in Solar Energy?

​Why Invest In Solar Energy? Solar Energy is increasingly becoming a hot topic… we know, not punny, but true! There are two types of solar energy, Photo-voltaic and Thermal. Photo-voltaic technology directly converts sunlight into electricity, while Solar thermal technology harnesses its heat*.  You not only see solar panels on top of buildings, but as […]

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New Brunswick

Budget 2018- Renewable Energy Policies

As part of Budget 2018, the Government of Canada has announced to continue making investments that promote the growth of a healthy and sustainable clean economy. An economy that creates middle-class jobs and preserves Canada’s natural heritage for future generations. In December 2016, Canada’s First Ministers, in consultation with Indigenous Peoples, have decided to adopt […]

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New Brunswick

Naveco Power vs Greenhouse Gases

​Naveco Power vs Greenhouse Gases We hear the term Greenhouse Gases a lot… Let’s talk about them. First of all, what are Greenhouse Gases (GHG?) GHGs are a group of compounds that absorb heat in the earth’s atmosphere, which makes the surface of our big blue home warmer than if these gases were not there. […]

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New Brunswick

5 Types of Energy Production in New Brunswick

NB Power has been operating out of Fredericton, New Brunswick since the 1920’s and has become New Brunswick’s leader in energy generation. As of 2015, this is how New Brunswick’s power was being divided.   Wind: To have a wind farm you must have a minimum of 5 turbines, and New Brunswick operates 3 different […]

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