Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dan Leckie Goes Underground

Recently TAF hosted a small group of knowledgeable professionals working in the geo-exchange sector. The gathering, TAF’s annual Dan Leckie Forum focused on geo-exchange – or earth energy use – in urban retrofit applications. While more common in rural areas … Continue reading

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Property Assessed Payments for Energy Retrofits: Coming to a City near you?

Energy efficiency pays for itself, right? So why don’t people invest in home energy retrofits? Well, one reason is that people move around too often. The average tenure of home ownership in Toronto is 8-10 years. The average payback from … Continue reading

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