Barn aims to make the energy it uses

Alberta Hutterite Colony uses solar panels, insulation and LED lighting to reduce environmental footprint

BRANT, Alta. — The 12,800 laying hens running free in the Brant Hutterite Colony’s new barn are oblivious to their role in an energy experiment. They are calmly laying eggs, perching and dust bathing while highly technical equipment monitors energy output and input with the goal of matching energy ex-pended with energy produced. It’s called […] Read more