Category Archives: Energy efficiency

Posts on energy efficiency programs, systems and technologies.

Carbon pricing: coming soon to Ontario

Last Tuesday night, I went to an event at the Isabel Bader Theatre on the University of Toronto’s downtown campus. To my surprise, the theatre’s 300 seats were all taken, and anyone showing up without a ticket was being turned … Continue reading

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Tanking oil price doesn’t affect retrofit business case

  The plunging price of oil is making headlines around the world. Does this mean the business case for energy efficiency retrofits will also melt down? Because people tend to equate oil and energy, there seems to be an assumption … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Ontario’s New Natural Gas Conservation Framework

On December 22, 2014, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) quietly issued a new regulatory framework to govern natural gas conservation programs for the next six years. While the release of Ontario’s new Demand Side Management (DSM) Framework for Natural Gas … Continue reading

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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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Climate Week: Financing the climate revolution

More than 100 events are taking place September 22 to 28 in New York City for Climate Week. Despite the number of panel discussions, workshops and meetings, there isn’t much in the line-up that speaks to the role of the … Continue reading

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