Land Update

While it’s been a while since we blogged last, we’ve been actively investigating Maine and potential properties. Thus far, we’ve put in 2 offers, but are now back to searching for the home for HFC. On our list – environmental suitability, with some water course for recreation, within a reasonable driving distance to organic groceries. Please keep HFC in your …

Water Quality

Water, Water, Water Everywhere – but is it safe to drink? During due diligence, an investigation of the quality of the water supply should be undertaken to properly prepare what system you’ll need to include in your build or home. If the property is undeveloped, look for streams, ponds or lakes that are on or near the property. Take a …

Radon

Especially important to canaries is the level of radon in the proposed building site. Radon is a toxic gas formed from the natural decay of uranium in soil. If allowed to accumulate within a building, the inhalation of the gas by the building’s occupants could result in death. Radon cannot be prevented. It can only be mitigated. When selecting a …

Changing Technologies

Technology changes rapidly, especially in the field of communication services. One new technology on the horizon is the delivery of internet by the use of airplanes. Typically, electromagnetic waves are generated from towers that hold the communication equipment. Now that equipment may be on airplanes, flying overhead. When a site is under consideration, be sure to examine the airplane flight …

Site Mapping for Electromagnetic Forces

Since HFC will be providing accommodations for individuals suffering negative impacts from electromagnetic forces, it is prudent to conduct a site survey as part of our canary specific due diligence. There are several commercial operations offering this service. The analysis of electromagnetic forces can be measured both below and above ground. A mapping of these forces and their intensity will greatly assist …