April 21, 2016 | Joel Schlesinger
A green revolution is underway as more Calgarians seek to reduce their carbon footprint with increasingly energy-efficient homes
No one can accuse Chris Stevenson of being all talk and no action when it comes to living green. The 51-year-old Calgarian is walking the walk when it comes to reducing his carbon footprint.
So much so he built his own net-zero home – that is, one that generates as much energy from renewables, such as solar panels, as it consumes.
"I like to do things right, and I'm cheap: I didn't want to be paying a lot for utilities," joked Stevenson, who, until recently, made a living investing in real estate.