HomeWarming helps a former fisherman save money and feel more comfortable in his mobile home on the edge of the cold Atlantic. “I was a fisherman all my life, so I don’t mind the storms,” 84-year-old Norman Osborne says from the kitchen of his mobile home in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia. “When it’s blowing hard, … Continue reading A Good Catch – Energy Efficiency Improvements in a House by the Sea
Stories of people affected by HomeWarming.
HomeWarming Restores Homeowner’s Comfort & Pride
Annie MacAskill’s ‘old-timer’ house may have been built in the 1800s, but it’s now a model of modern energy efficiency. Annie MacAskill has sadly passed away, so we offer this story in her memory. We thank her for welcoming us into her home and were delighted to have her in our HomeWarming community. To keep … Continue reading HomeWarming Restores Homeowner’s Comfort & Pride
Sharing the Warmth of Home
An innovative program for low-income homeowners helps a single mom of two feel warmer in her home – and less stressed about her heating bills. “My kids grew up here in Halifax, so they are used to the winters,” says Louizella, the single mother of a 13-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl, “but even they noticed … Continue reading Sharing the Warmth of Home
Home of Memories Now a House of Warmth
The HomeWarming program helps a rural farmhouse feel as warm as the family memories it contains – and helps a senior couple save money on heating bills. In a small rural community in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Janice and Robert Sperry reminisce about the years spent raising their family in a century-old farmhouse. Photos of … Continue reading Home of Memories Now a House of Warmth