Cabot Shores is become on "Green Resort" on Cape Breton Island.

Solar Hot Water at Cabot Shores

 

Whiff’s lodge is home to guestrooms,  a full services Bistro, laundry services for guests of the whole Resort…in short, mucho hot water is consumed.

Developing a source of renewable energy for hot water became a priority.After thoroughly investigating our options, we decided to install a solar hot water system.  A team of staff and interns studying renewable energy looked into it and helped with the requirements and design and location.    Thierry Spiess, a graduates  of the University of Montreal, was especially helpful in the process.   Barbara and guests  Linda Kenney from and Sindy Malitz from Germany helped build the rock stairway and […]

Solar Heat at Cabot Shores

These days, with extended daylight and sunny weather, the solar hot air heaters – Cansolair – are going all out.  They work  very simply and directly in the following way: A couple of very small fans pull cold air out of the ground floor of the lodge and run it through 2 panels mounted on […]

Becoming a “Green Resort”

No,  Cabot Shores is not yet there–a “Green Resort”  Becoming one is just another journey set out in our vision. The vision in brief : Foster a wilderness destination that provides “comfort” to its guests, staff and visitors, while being in eco harmony with this special place called “Cabot Shores”  along Indian Brook, Church Pond, […]