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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Energy Matters: June 2020

In this issue, we look at how certain building improvements can benefit both tenant health and energy efficiency, how leveraging gas pricing can help you manage costs in uncertain times and how the provincial energy data requirements have been updated for non-profit and co-operative housing providers.

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