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Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...energy efficiency retrofit project across several WoodGreen Community Housing buildings is the first project in Canada to achieve the Investor Ready Energy Effi...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...Energy Homes - availability increases As many countries are making commitments to address climate change, improving energy efficiency in homes and buildings i...

New ecoMetrics Tool Unveiled at CaGBC Conference
Architecture

Diamond Schmitt Architects creates tool to compare energy use data across building types

...energy simulation models across a wide range of the company’s building types. “What began as a response to The 2030 Challenge for energy efficiency in buildin...

Water Efficiency News - Trump showerhead laws reversed by Biden
Water

Trump shower head rules reversed by Biden - Water Efficiency is Back !

...energy will these rules save? A Biden administration official said that these water efficiency standards save American’s money and conserved water and energy ...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...Energy Step Code, British Columbia has set a new national bar for action on new-building energy efficiency ,” says Corey Diamond, executive director of Efficien...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...energy efficiency funding, sustainability consulting support and an affinity program that helps Houston City employees get access to discounted renewable energy...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...energy efficiency Birol urges governments around the world who seek economic solutions to the coronavirus downturn to invest in energy efficiency measures. Th...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...energy efficiency, and to facilitate making the policies that governments put into law to yield energy efficiency gains. IPEEC provides information to decisio...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...efficiency. The MEC Head Office is estimated to be 70% more energy efficient than the reference building under the Model National Energy Code for Buildings [M...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...energy efficiency Passive House has very stringent performance requirements , and must not exceed 15 kilowatt hours of energy consumption per square metre per...

Help Us to Help You - 3 Min Survey - Why Eco Homes are the Future
Ecohome

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...energy efficiency, cutting edge home design, and the creative use and reuse of building materials. As we mark the 10th anniversary as the most comprehensive g...