Monthly Archives: November 2013

What’s not sexy about money!?

Research conducted in the US indicates people claim energy efficiency is a priority, but actually spend their money on aesthetics.  The Shelton Group CEO Susan Shelton says “Most homebuyers expect to make improvements, but they want to spend their money on … Continue reading

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Two jobs at TAF

If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to work for Toronto Atmospheric Fund, this may be the time to find out. TAF has just posted two very exciting new full-time jobs and is currently accepting applications. Grants Program … Continue reading

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We don’t get too far into the conversation about greenhouse gas and air pollution before we find ourselves grappling with the topic of personal car use. Twenty-seven percent of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions come from transportation, and recent City of … Continue reading

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First annual benchmarking report on City facilities

One of the lesser known provisions of Ontario’s Green Energy Act is a requirement that all public agencies, including cities, publish annual benchmarking reports summarizing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from their buildings. This summer the City of Toronto … Continue reading

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