Author Archives: eatonkwan

About eatonkwan

Engineer by profession, interests lie in environmental development, LEED and sustainable development.

Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth

Professional Engineer I don’t know how long that has alluded me, but last week and for better or for worse, I was given the title and all the rights and privileges that comes with it. Originally I wasn’t going to write … Continue reading

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Visualize the goal and then reach the goal

On this page is my latest achievement in cycling. A number of days ago, I took part in the Halton GranFondo, it was a 140-kilometre ride that took just short of six hours. In all honestly, I hadn’t been riding … Continue reading

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Re-tooling

I had been stuck on one particular article for some months now…I haven’t been not posting, but the work required to create an article was more time than I could realistically devote. I realized that something had to give tonight. … Continue reading

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#icestorm2013

As I am sure many of you are still hearing about the aftermath of this storm, or trying to living through it right now, I want to start off this blog post with a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years … Continue reading

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Right person for the right job

The recent news about homeowners who contracted spray polyurethane foam installers to insulate their houses brought home the dangerous maze that typical people have to negotiate in the residential construction field. I have included CBC’s article here but I would … Continue reading

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Popping the dream of cityslickers

For the past week, I’ve had ample opportunities to sit in the car and listen to the radio as I am commute to work. There are a lot of talk about how green downtown living is and the benefits of … Continue reading

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Around the corner

A new career awaits me in a few short days and this will be fundamentally different from what I was doing when I first started leedingthoughts.com. To a certain degree, I thought be able to devote more time to this … Continue reading

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