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Nova Scotia ranks #3 in Efficiency Canada’s 2020 Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Today Efficiency Canada released its 2020 Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecard. In 2019 (the first year for the Scorecard) Nova Scotia ranked #4 overall and #1 in the efficiency programs category. The Scorecard assesses energy efficiency policies and outcomes introduced or implemented between January 2019 and June 2020, and the 2020 Scorecard also includes new information […]

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EfficiencyOne presents on virtual audits

EfficiencyOne has been exploring the use of virtual home assessments for lead-generation in its whole-home energy efficiency program (based on EnerGuide). Virtual Audits are touchless, data-driven assessments generated without or with minimal involvement from the homeowner. The next phase of this project will be substituting the traditional EnerGuide assessment with a remote audit. Remote audits […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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