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EfficiencyOne announces new Chief Operating Officer

PRESS RELEASE 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, […]

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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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Province Invests in Climate Change Action, Supports Jobs and Commits to Renewable Future

As part of its commitment to the environment and fighting climate change, the Government of Nova Scotia is investing $19 million in rebates to support low-income families in making their homes more comfortable and energy-efficient and help Nova Scotians buy clean, reliable electric vehicles. Half of the $19 million – $9.5 million – which will […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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