A new report by Efficiency Canada shows how federal investment in existing low-income energy efficiency programs can help achieve net-zero emissions and reduce energy poverty.
The building sector workforce, as presently composed, is not adequately equipped to
deliver the scale and scope of green building construction and retrofitting that is required to meet Canada’s greenhouse gas reduction targets.
Together with the Canada Green Building Council, we developed a simple “placemat” to describe the problem and propose some recommendations.
Retrofitting our buildings at the scale and performance required to confront climate change calls for market re-shaping innovations. This report defines a climate retrofit mission for Canada and proposes a way to organize the public sector to achieve it.
As talk of a carbon tax resurfaces with the start of the Biden administration, some form of carbon pricing applies to an increasing share of the population in the United States and Canada, according to a report jointly released today by the nonprofit research groups ACEEE and Efficiency Canada.
The Canadian Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecard tracks 42 policy and outcome-based metrics across all 10 provinces