Janet Tobin

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Getting to Net Zero: Accelerating a Green Economic Recovery

We need to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; they are affecting everything from the air we breathe to our food and water supply. Most of the world has ratified the Paris Agreement with plans to help curb the rising global temperature by reducing GHG emissions. Canada, specifically, has committed to achieving net zero emissions by […]

Putting the ‘green’ in CFB Greenwood

CFB GREENWOOD EVENT The “green” in 14 Wing Greenwood was recognized October 19, as base and Real Property Operations Unit (Atlantic and Greenwood) representatives, along with partners Defence Construction Canada and MCW Custom Energy Solutions, accepted the first milestone cheque from Efficiency Nova Scotia as part of the 10-year Greenwood Energy Performance Contract to reduce […]

Op-Ed: The role of energy efficiency in climate and sustainability goals

Canada is well positioned to demonstrate leadership and fiscal responsibility simultaneously; creating an economy that is stronger, more resilient, and designed to capitalize on a low-carbon future. Investments in clean energy and increasing energy efficiency will create thousands of jobs, make buildings more climate resilient, and provide more sustainable transportation options right across the country. […]

Energy Efficiency Day 2020

Did you know the energy efficiency sector is a significant contributor to climate change and sustainability goals here in Nova Scotia? Since 2010, our energy efficiency sector has played a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and through Efficiency Nova Scotia programs have contributed to over 25% of GHG reductions in Nova Scotia. Energy […]

Throne Speech: fighting climate change and building long-term competitiveness with clean growth

Today Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Speech from the Throne, formally opening the second session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada. In the speech the Governor General outlined the four foundations of this government’s approach: To fight the pandemic and save lives Supporting people and business through this crisis, as long as it lasts, […]

Celebrating Nova Scotia’s Agricultural Industry

The Agriculture industry is a large part of the economy in Nova Scotia, with over 2400 individual farm businesses. Efficiency Nova Scotia is proud to work with Farmers across the province to make energy efficiency upgrades that will help ensure a sustainable business for generations to come. Learn more about the work that Efficiency Nova […]

Task Force for a Resilient Recovery report “Bridge to the Future” calls for bold action

The Task Force for a Resilient Recovery released its report “Bridge to the Future” today, September 16th, 2020. The Report calls for 5 bold moves, supported by $55.4 billion in investments, to kickstart Canada’s long-term economic recovery from COVID-19.  the energy efficiency industry is ready and excited to play a role in a green economic […]

EfficiencyOne CEO Stephen MacDonald recognized at one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs second year in a row

Congratulations to E1 CEO, Stephen MacDonald who was recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs at a virtual gala hosted by Atlantic Business Magazine on September 15th.This is the second year in a row that Steve has been recognized. The awards recognize corporate leadership excellence where leaders have demonstrated organizational growth, industry leadership and […]

HomeWarming program adapts criteria to help even more Nova Scotians

An additional 13,000 Nova Scotians living on lower incomes will now qualify to receive free energy efficient upgrades to help make their homes more comfortable throughout the year.

Pilot project helping homes and businesses in Kentville reduce demand while increasing benefits

Klondike Pilot, named for the substation that delivers electricity to the over 3,800 homes and businesses in…