Energy Matters: January 2023

In this issue of Energy Matters, we’re kicking off the New Year by sharing a recently released guide on net zero energy for multi-family buildings, an upcoming webinar on funding and project support from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and a green roof plan being proposed to municipalities.

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Energy Matters: June 2022

Just in time for summer, we bring you a fresh issue of Energy Matters, with updates on the natural gas market, a guest article from Enbridge Gas on incentives and upgrades available now, examples of energy-related innovations in housing from around the web, and your latest Utility Management Program report.

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Energy Matters: March 2022

In this issue, we look at how these factors are impacting natural gas pricing and the gas market outlook, explore how municipalities are addressing climate change and the role of housing providers in their climate action plans, and more!

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Energy Matters: December 2021

In this Energy Matters, we announce an upcoming HSC SHARE webinar on deep-energy retrofits, share a list of other great webinars focused on energy and housing, showcase sustainable building approaches from around the world, and remind you how to check your portfolio’s energy performance.

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Energy Matters: September 2021

As we mark issue #20, we’re sharing our Top 20 tips for improving your buildings’ energy and water performance, exploring construction material innovations to help reduce your buildings’ greenhouse gas emissions, and updating you on utility incentive programs for 2022.

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Energy Matters: June 2021

In this issue of Energy Matters, we learn about WoodGreen Community Housing’s unique energy project financing approach, share hot tips for dealing with extreme heat in your buildings, check out recent tools and webinars on energy and capital projects, and break down provincial energy data reporting requirements.

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Energy Matters: March 2021

In this issue, we look back on the pandemic’s impact on utility use trends, share updated ASHRAE recommendations to help you maintain safe and efficient operations, and look to the future with a deep-energy retrofit that is sure to be a template for energy saving projects to come.

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Energy Matters: December 2020

In this issue, we look at a project that is transforming a deteriorating apartment tower into a ground-breaking model for ultra-low energy use and affordability; explore incentives to save on natural gas and electricity costs in 2021; and consider how to incorporate energy efficiency into modular housing projects.

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Energy Matters: September 2020

In this issue, we check out a deep energy retrofit Ottawa Community Housing is conducting on four townhomes, look at the impacts of COVID-19 on utility pricing, usage patterns and incentive programs, and share resources you can use to help your residents lower their utility use.

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