Tag: energy efficiency

Greener Neighbourhoods pilot program calls for project applications

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Buildings and homes are the third-largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, accounting for approximately 13 per cent of Canada's emissions. With...

Federal call for proposals to decarbonize on-road transportation

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The Ministry of Natural Resources has issued a new call for proposals to support research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects that will help lower or...

Feds provide $1.2B to support more energy efficient housing

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As part of the Government of Canada's steps toward reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and to address housing affordability, the new Canada Greener Affordable...

B.C. building code changes to support net zero targets

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New changes to the Province of British Columbia's building code will ensure cleaner, more efficient buildings are built in line with B.C.’s commitment to...

City of Toronto announces the participants in its Deep Retrofit Challenge

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Buildings are currently the largest source of GHG emissions in the City of Toronto, generating approximately 58 per cent of community-wide emissions, primarily from...

Lighting the way to a more sustainable future in Vaughan

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As municipalities across the country look to expand their infrastructure offerings while cutting their energy bills, an increasing number of towns are turning to...

NRCan launches call for proposals to deliver Codes Acceleration Fund

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The buildings sector is the third-largest source of emissions in Canada, which is why the  Canada Green Buildings Strategy will be critical to achieving...

Powerful Initiative: Indigenous energy partnerships that emphasize cultural values

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Sitansisk (St. Mary’s First Nation) rests off the shores of the Wolastoq (Saint John River), much of it within the city limits of the...

As the Queen is mourned, the climate King takes the throne

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The Prime Minister of Canada deemed today a one-time National Day of Mourning in light of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral...

Opportunity to take the deep retrofit challenge in Toronto

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Applications  for the Deep Retrofit Challenge are now open. The Deep Retrofit Challenge is a competition-style program funded by the Government of Canada, which will...