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Are Solar Panels Right for Your Home?Solar panels have been around for quite a while now, but what is solar energy, and why is it so popular? Solar energy is recognized as a clean energy solution and many Canadian homeowners can take advantage of residential solar systems. Panels can be installed on a rooftop or on a property to provide an additional source of energy to a residence or replace more common and traditional energy sources. What should Canadian homeowners know about solar energy as it applies to residential use?

Solar panel systems are used in the United States, Germany and other countries to provide citizens with clean energy options. Learning about solar power and renewable energy for homes can help homeowners realize that solar is attainable for many people.

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Following the tremendous success of Justin Havre’s widely publicized endorsement by Barbara Corcoran of ABC’s Shark Tank comes another distinction – exclusive recommendation from Rascal Flatts’ lead singer Gary LeVox. 

The message provided by LeVox as part of the endorsement encompasses the music and lyrics of the Rascal Flatt’s hit “I’m Moving On”, 2002 Song of the Year at the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. 

As the only professional real estate agent in Calgary to be awarded this distinction, Justin Havre said he couldn’t believe it when the opportunity presented itself. 

“To be given the chance to have the backing of an individual like Gary LeVox and to be connected with this song written and composed by one of this

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Yorkville DevelopmentLive in Calgary in the new community called Yorkville. Yes, that's correct. Yorkville. If you think it has a distinctly Eastern Canadian flavour you would be correct. Yorkville is also the name of a luxury Toronto suburb where many of our country's finest musical and literary stars have their origins.

The Calgary brand of Yorkville promises to be much different. Situated next to Spruce Meadows, homes in Yorkville will have western views of the Foothills and beyond, the Rockies, the same views enjoyed by residents of nearby Silverado and across the highway, Heritage Pointe.

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Plans for Yorkville Development

The land will lie dormant over the winter but as soon as the spring thaw hits, Mattamy Homes as the

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Seton high schoolsIt's been a decade since a new public high school was constructed on the south side of Calgary. That will all change with the opening of a new high school in Seton.

The as-yet unnamed school is expected to open in September of 2018. Plans will be presented at a New Schools Open House from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Wed. Dec 2 hosted by the Calgary Board of Education at their building at 1221 – 8 St SW.

New projects showcased during the open house include other public schools, such as elementary schools for the community of Martindale in the North East, Silverado in the South West, and an elementary/middle school for Springbank Hill and Discovery Ridge. These communities have designated space for new schools. Martindale has been waiting for 25 years

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