Author: Shannon Hayes

Don’t Dread Spring Cleaning – Automate it!

May 20, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Well, spring is in full swing, and it’s time to think about something I know you don’t want to (and I certainly don’t want to) – spring cleaning! Not only is Mother Nature hard at work making things outside grow again (which means back in the…

A Guide for Making a Totem Pole

May 5, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Totem poles were originally constructed by aboriginal peoples of the Northwestern North American regions using crude tools and western cedar. These poles were used to tell stories of family ancestry, legends and tribal communities by the indigenous population. When settlers came to this region of…

Choosing the right thermostat

April 23, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

In my last post, I wrote about a dream – the dream of a home with zero-net energy usage. It’s a dream that a lot of people are working towards, and it’s fairly close to realization. But in order for you to take advantage of…