Our Commitment to the Environment, including
company commitment starts with its owners who have been living
by what they believe in every day for the past 20 plus years.
Celine and Pat Shank have always been passionate about the
environment and have never taken nature for granted. Previously,
as sailors cruising and working as professional sailboat charter
skippers in the tropics for many winters, they learned to
appreciate the beauty that surrounded them daily and shared it
with their charter guests.
However, too frequently they were also reminded of humanities
enormous footprint by witnessing first hand the growing evidence
of the numerous dead or dying ocean reefs and by the countless
deserted beaches littered with plastic debris that constantly
drifts in with the ocean currents.
At home in Perth Ontario, their commitment is demonstrated
through their highly efficient home which is considered a
light green concept.
it also incorporates a fully functioning grid tied hybrid
renewable energy system (wind and solar). The business
office and passive solar model home is further powered by
Power, an association working with the hydro utilities in
order to funnel capital funds to Wind Power Generation and low
impact water power projects in various provinces including
This is an effort thousands of people and businesses have
already joined in order to contribute… and commit to making a
difference together, as a community.
With Evergreen Concepts, Pat and Celine are committed to doing
everything they can to educate potential clients about the
building of a healthier, environmentally responsible home or
cottage. It’s simple economics and no one needs to compromise
their life styles or overspend, to at least cover the basic
requirements that will help us all create more sustainable