The Municipal Guide to Net-Zero Energy Ready Building Codes contains everything you need to understand tiered codes, the advantages of adopting an ambitious tier, and how municipalities can use the new codes to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.
With energy costs going up, and low-income Canadians spending more on electricity and natural gas than fuel oil, we need a low-income energy efficiency policy that targets all fuels and supports Canadians regardless of where they live.
New federal funding aims to address climate change and affordability, but is it sufficient?
If Canada were to delay appliance energy standards, it would result in higher emissions and higher energy costs. By using Energy Star as a benchmark, we can be aligned – but ahead – of the US and be better prepared to align with the even higher standards likely to come.
Across Canada; from coast to coast and in the arctic; municipally, provincially, federally and internationally; from NGOs to coalitions to trade allies, diverse voices are demanding a clean and resilient economic recovery.