Energy poverty is frequently blamed on carbon pricing and renewable energy transitions in the media, while the academic literature presents a more diverse picture that also includes the proliferation of inefficient buildings, rising income inequality and a lack of grid access as contributors
Airtightness testing is a critical measure needed to ensure that unintentional airflow does not cause energy losses, structural damage, or poor indoor air quality in new buildings.
The federal government released an updated climate plan, aiming to set Canada on a path to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, and to exceed the Paris agreement 2030 targets. Here is what it means for energy efficiency.
Yesterday, the Government of Canada tabled its Fall Economic Statement, which included $2.6 billion over 7 years for home retrofits. Efficiency Canada’s executive director, Corey Diamond, made the following statement.
We made a lot of big moves in 2020. Here is to even bigger ones in 2021!
The best time to plan the “how” in compliance, is before the updated codes are in force across Canada. To reap the benefits of tomorrow’s tiered energy codes, we need to start planning and actioning compliance initiatives today.