My brother wanted the two of us to go into business about five years ago. I knew that we would eventually get to that point, but I wanted to have some much needed experience under my belt. I did not want to learn the trade and make mistakes with no oversight at all, and he agreed that this was the best way to proceed. Fast forward to this last year, and we both knew we were ready to make the move. He showed me what he had planned, including hiring out the company secretarial services that we would need for our new company.
I did not learn very much about that side of the business world, but he had experience with it because of the job he had taken on. He knew that we needed to have a secretary within six months of our company being incorporated. Rather than wait …
Cleaning your pool is a necessity but is something that most pool owners would like to do less of – after all, relaxing next to the pool is so much nicer than scrubbing it! Luckily, there are automatic pool cleaners available which are designed to take over a lot of the hard work and there is an option to suit every pool. Let’s take a look!
What types of automatic pool cleaners are available?
There are three main types of pool cleaners which are available to you – suction, pressure and robotic. While these three types of pool cleaners are very different, all of these options mean less scrubbing for you which is a definite bonus! If you’re someone who struggles to keep your pool clean due to lack of time or you just don’t particularly want to spend your spare time manually cleaning, an automatic pool cleaner could be …
The BC step code is a layered implementation for a net zero building (residential or commercial), with the aim of having all new buildings having a net zero energy footprint by 2032. With the undeniable effects of climate change, this is a necessary initiative for the construction industry to help mitigate the further deterioration of the environment.
What is a net zero building? Basically it’s an edifice constructed to a specification that ensures that it will show itself to consume zero energy on an annual basis. This means that certain technologies will have to be included in the house or building so that it generates energy onsite. With regard to the BC step code, the implementation is layered into 5 steps, and aims for increasing efficiency over time, with net zero compliance by 2032.
The 5 levels of the step code (for homes) are:
- Compliance with the enhanced building code