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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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Can Toronto’s buildings be carbon-neutral?

Earlier this month, the International Union of Architects (UIA) issued a stunning announcement. Member organizations of the UIA – representing more than 1.3 million architects in 124 countries around the world – unanimously adopted the “2050 Imperative,” a declaration to … Continue reading

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The art of the retrofit

The quandary of making buildings more energy efficient without forfeiting comfort and air quality is one that, as an engineer at TAF, I am preoccupied with. Sure I want to reduce leakage in the building envelope. But I also understand … Continue reading

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Participating in the Natural Gas Demand-Side Management Guidelines

Otto von Bismark famously said that “Law and sausage are two things you do not want to see being made,” and you would be forgiven if you believed this observation could be applied to the upcoming consultations on the revisions to … Continue reading

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Good transit systems are key to sustainability

In the immediate aftermath of the provincial election, Move the GTHA wrote an open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne. As a group, we wanted to extend our congratulations to the Premier for her party’s victory and for the support that … Continue reading

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