Climate change / Guides

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

Ontario's Home Energy Rating and Disclosure plan (HERD) is great news for home buyers

...climate change strategy,” said Elizabeth MacDonald, CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance. Beyond helping Ontario and Canada meet its climate change ta...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...Climate Change. In May 2016, Ontario passed a historic law to help mitigate climate change and move towards a low-carbon economy. " Under the Climate Change Mit...

Green homes climate change
Lifestyle and environment

Green buildings are better situated to handle climate extremes

...Climate change has the potential to undermine some of these assumptions and potentially increase risks to people and property. Fortunately, there are practical ...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...climate change , learn how to grow your own food in the Ecohome green home guide pages - how to build a greenhouse in a cold climate , how to grow food in small...

Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

...climate change, and yes, we agree that it will take more than that. What devices such as this do is create an awareness of the importance of ending our reliance...

Resilient Homes, why they're important in dealing with Climate Change
Lifestyle and environment

Resilient Homes; Why we need to build to withstand climate change events

...climate change are already happening , and modern building practices should reflect that. While one single event cannot be attributed solely to climate change, ...

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours (In Theory Anyhow)
Renewable energy

Can you really power your home with a bicycle generator?

...climate change at home, get on your bike! As we look for ways to mitigate climate change , improving home energy efficiency and decentralising power generatio...

As our climate adapts to human carbon emissions, homes have to change
Lifestyle and environment

Changing homes in a changing climate

...change though - with the shifting of tectonic plates, erosion, wind, super tides and flooding. These changes are most noticed when we have a large event like ...

The Methane Midden compost water heater that surpassed its goal on kic
Plumbing and water heaters

Compost pile hot tub water heater

...climate change and economic transition." By running water through a giant compost pile, it was brought from 7 °C to a blistering 62 °C. Not much more needs to...

LEED Canada on the rise
LEED Homes

LEED Canada shows strong growth during summer of 2015 including first LEED® v4 certified project

...climate change with 204 registered and 211 certified LEED projects in Canada between May and September 2015. This brings the current total number of LEED certif...

Wind turbine © Jinterwas, Flickr
Lifestyle and environment

Clean energy infrastructure and efficient-housing for Canada's Indigenous communities

...change the landscape of energy across Canada. By breaking down silos and enabling Indigenous communities to gain the knowledge needed to enhance their participa...

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