Tag Archives: Weather

Analysing my Earth Hour energy graphs

So last night I tracked my consumption during Earth Hour with The Energy Detective hooked up to this webite. Here’s the graph for the hour (click for larger image). It updates approximately every 1-2 seconds. Now I have all electric … Continue reading

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TED Energy Monitor hooked up to website!

So for Christmas my lovely wife got me the only present I really wanted. “The Energy Detective” What is it? It’s a “whole house” energy monitor. Basically, one part of it hooks into a breaker in your electrical panel and … Continue reading

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Global Warming in Port Alberni

A little while ago I found an Environment Canada page where you could find daily EC weather reports in or near Port Alberni… including one from Beaver Creek that went back as far as 1901 (for temperatures). Here’s that EC … Continue reading

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An Open Letter on Gas Taxes to BC – Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Dear Ms Bader, (B.C. director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation) I recently read your column titled “Say No to Gas Tax Hike” published by Westcoaster.ca http://www.westcoaster.ca/modules/AMS/article.php?storyid=2668 Your views are shared by many, but as with many major societal changes, change … Continue reading

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Hot hot heat in the news

So this past Wednesday it was nearly 40C (over 100F) in the Alberni Valley. We manged pretty well cconsidering, by staying inside with the blinds down… then going to Sproat lake in the aftrernoon and evening. Since I have a … Continue reading

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