Energy efficiency

Canada OHPA Grant up to $5,000 to upgrade from an oil furnace to a heat pump
Energy efficiency

New Grant for Heat Pumps announced in Canada - the Oil to Heat Pump Affordability (OHPA) Grant 2023

A new grant scheme for Heat Pumps for 2023 of up to $5000 has been announced in Canada to help low and middle-Income Canadian households switch from oil fired heating to electric - This $5000 can be added to existing home improvement grants. The federal Government of Canadajust announced details of a new grant of…

Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

The Canada Greener Homes Grant 2021 is to help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient, create new jobs across Canada for energy advisors, grow domestic green supply chains, and help fight climate change. Canada launches $2.6B of home improvement grants  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources…

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
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Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

Trane Technologies recently announced plans to cut its product carbon emissions by nearly 50% by 2030, supporting the Paris Agreement goal of Net-Zero Emissions by 2050, and having these claims validated independently. Cutting product emissions in half over the next decade supports Trane Technologies’ 2030…

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

The Ice Box Challenge compares Passive House construction to standard code-built construction by measuring the volume of melted ice after weeks in the sun. A Passive House uses very little energy to stay warm and comfortable, regardless of the season and regardless of weather conditions. The requirements for Passive…