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Halifax Climate Investment, Innovation and Impact Fund names Executive Director and Chief Climate Investment Officer

Press Release June 9, 2021 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS— The Halifax Climate Investment, Innovation and Impact (HCi3) Fund has named Sarah Buckle as its first Executive Director and Chief Climate Investment Officer. “With over 20 years of industry experience in progressive leadership roles, Sarah brings a unique skill set in business strategy, risk management and sustainability,” says […]

New rebates available to Nova Scotia homeowners through Efficiency Nova Scotia

May 27, 2021 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS – EfficiencyOne is proud to partner with Natural Resources Canada to deliver the Canada Greener Homes Grant in Nova Scotia through the Efficiency Nova Scotia franchise. Retroactive to December 1, 2020, the new initiativewill offer grants of up to $5,000 to help Canadian homeowners make energy efficiency retrofits to their […]

Nova Scotians saving $1.4 billion in energy costs through energy efficiency, says EfficiencyOne 2020 Annual Report

May 26, 2021 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS – EfficiencyOne, the non-profit supplier of energy efficiency and greenhouse gas mitigation services and operator of Canada’s first energy efficiency utility, Efficiency Nova Scotia, released its 2020 Annual Report today. The report details EfficiencyOne’s 2020 performance and results, and celebrates energy efficiency’s contributions to a more sustainable, prosperous, and equitable […]

EfficiencyOne announces new Chief Operating Officer

May 11, 2021 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS— EfficiencyOne is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah MacDonald as Chief Operating Officer. Sarah officially joined the EfficiencyOne team on May 10. Sarah, formerly Chief Operating Officer with XOCEAN, an ocean data collection services company, had a 19-year career with Emera Inc. in various senior leadership roles, including: Executive […]

Green Fund Supports Energy Efficiency

Today, February 2, 2021,  the Province announced $15.7 million in new funding for efficiency programs. This funding has been allocated by the province for the following: $5.5 million over two years for the Solar Homes program; $6.7 million over three years for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing program; and $3.5 million over three years for the […]

Efficiency Nova Scotia’s Errol Pereira talks to The Port Hawkesbury Reporter about the Onsite Energy Manager service

Efficiency Nova Scotia’s Errol Pereira talks to The Port Hawkesbury Reporter how the Onsite Energy Manager (OEM) service has grown and found success since launching in 2012. The OEM service exists to identify opportunities to save electricity and money for partnering businesses, and we are proud to work with partners such as Dalhousie who have […]

Energy Efficiency Expert Barry Walker talks home heating on CBC Maritime Noon

Energy Efficiency Expert Barry Walker joined Bob Murphy on Maritime Noon recently to talk home heating and answer questions from Maritimers. If you missed the show, you can check it out here: http://ow.ly/uyQw50Cy96U Do you have any questions for Barry? Email jtobin@efficiencyns.ca and your question may be featured in an upcoming Ask the Expert video!

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. […]