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"The most airtight building in Ontario"

On Saturday, our advisor and supplier, Malcolm Isaacs from the Canadian Passive House Institute, visited us again to carry out the second (and hopefully, final) blower door test on airtightness, and to do some final tweaks to the Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) system to make sure it is fully balanced. 542 more words

Passive House

Save some BIG $$$$ with D.O.E.

Lots of savings are available when making our homes more energy efficient.

The Department of Energy has lots of ideas and programs available. Some coming soon will include lower interest rates when purchasing efficient homes and you may even qualify for higher amounts of loans if a home meets certain requirements. 125 more words

The end of TTIP: missed opportunities in the energy sector

On January 20, Donald Trump will officially become the new president of the United States. There are still many uncertainties about his plans. These include those relating to energy and environmental policy. 2,816 more words

Energy Markets

New infographic on what energy efficiency means to the Paris climate agreement

The ValueWalk website provides an interesting new infographic on the importance of energy efficiency within the Paris climate agreement. What do you think?

The Paris Agreement – Global Energy Efficiency… 290 more words

Energy Efficiency

New database launched on industrial and buildings energy efficiency projects

This week in Europe the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) launched the De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP): the largest pan-European open-source database containing detailed information and analysis of over 7,800 industrial and buildings related energy efficiency projects. 436 more words

Energy Efficiency

Understanding the role of improved energy efficiency in addressing climate change

Joshua S Hill writes a good article on the CleanTechnica website about a new report by the Carbon Trust on the important role of energy efficiency in our climate strategies. 663 more words

Energy Efficiency

The transition in the power markets

We are all involved in the energy transition in one way or another. This is a good article by Giles Parkinson of reneweconomy.com.au writing on the Echo Netdaily website about how energy efficiency could be reshaping power markets forever. 853 more words

Energy Efficiency