Monthly Archives: October 2014

Resilient buildings – not just about adaptation

By Jonathan Morier, TAF’s Indoor Environmental Quality Researcher Earlier this month I attended the Green Building Festival put on by Sustainable Buildings Canada. It was a day packed with interesting presentations and discussions on the topic of urban resilience. While … Continue reading

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Working together – harder than it looks …

Recently I joined in the Collective Impact Summit hosted in Toronto by  Tamarack. Collective impact is all about different types of groups working together to advance a common goal, and while the practice is really nothing new, the work of … Continue reading

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TAF’s flexible financing helps build a company and earns a bonus

Ontario’s Green Energy Act (2009) and Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) got many people excited about installing solar panels on their homes and earning revenues from the electricity generated. But reality set in and many homeowners were daunted by the complicated and time-consuming … Continue reading

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