Efficiency Canada

status quo stymies innovative retrofit options

Canadian Property Management

Status quo stymies innovative retrofit options

Prevailing approaches for incentivizing, financing and implementing retrofit projects deemed unlikely to propel the existing building inventory to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Upfront costs pose barrier for low-income householders to tap into energy retrofit incentives

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Upfront costs hinder access to energy savings

More than 110 industry associations, building service/product providers and public advocacy and community development groups are voicing support for no-cost incentives targeted specifically to low-income households.
Provinces offer few energy efficiency programs for low-income households

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Low-income households foiled on energy savings

Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia are the top spenders to alleviate energy cost pressures on low-income households among Canadian provinces.
2020 scorecard provides impetus for interprovincial energy efficiency rivalry

Canadian Property Management

Scorecard stokes energy efficiency rivalry

Efficiency Canada’s second annual provincial scorecard takes a detailed look at commitment, outcomes and potential related to 42 energy efficiency indicators, and charts progress, or backsliding, against last year’s results.
energy efficiency

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Report suggests new building codes aren’t tough enough on energy efficiency

An Efficiency Canada report suggests a lack of mandatory air leak testing in buildings hinders attempts at net-zero energy efficiency.
Energy efficiency messaging

Canadian Property Management

Energy efficiency messaging reset in Ontario

Energy efficiency advocates are working to enlist broader support and leverage existing influential backers at a time when government commitment is becoming more uneven across North American jurisdictions.