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Time to talk about improving home comfort and affordability, says insulation association

Published Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:08:47 EST Read More

(February 26, 2015, Ottawa ON) To coincide with Talk Energy Week 2015, NAIMA Canada has released three videos to increase energy efficiency awareness among homeowners. The videos, featuring Executive Director Jay Nordenstrom, inform Canadians about the value insulation adds to a home or building, while reduc...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Oil Heat Association urges home owners to remember their heating system during extreme weather conditions and check for safety sake

Published Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:02:48 EST Read More

(Halifax, NS, February 26, 2015) This year's excessive winter storms have created potential hazards that could lead to loss of heat for your home. The Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is advising homeowners to check their outdoor home oil heat tanks to prevent damage that could occur from falling snow and icicles accumulating on roofs and eavestroughs. A build...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Oil Heat Association urges home owners to remember their heating system during extreme weather conditions and check for safety sake

Published Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:56:32 EST Read More

(Moncton, NB, February 26, 2015) This year's excessive winter storms have created potential hazards that could lead to loss of heat for your home. The New Brunswick Chapter of the Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is advising homeowners to check their outdoor home oil heat tanks to prevent damage that could occur from falling snow and icicles accumulating on roofs and eavestroughs. A bui...... Click here to read this release



Last 30 Days

Ontario winters test our furnaces, insulation and driving skills

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:04:42 EST Read More

Don’t let snow stop your furnace (Toronto, Feb 10, 2015) Ontario winters bring challenges to be overcome, none less welcome than a furnace that has stopped working on a cold night. Every winter after a large snowfall, people call GreenSaver seeking advice about new furnaces after theirs has quit. One of our first questions, especially when it involves a newer furn...... Click here to read this release



Last 60 Days

Ontario Loves Bees!

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:48:44 EST Read More

Op-Ed By Gideon Forman and Beatrice Olivastri Back in November, the Ontario government signaled its intention to reduce the use of “neonic” pesticides on corn and soy seed by 80% by 2017. A prime motivator for the proposal was a new analysis from the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides--a group of 29 independent scientists from around the world--who examined 80...... Click here to read this release



Let’s change time-of-use power prices and put smart meters to work

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:32:57 EST Read More

Note: The following op-ed piece is a response from the Environmental Commissioner’s discussion of on and off-peak electricity prices flowed from the release of the Energy Conservation Report. The Report was presented on January 13, 2015 in a press conference at Queen’s Park....... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Nova Scotia

Published Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:43:36 EST Read More

Nova Scotia residents are eligible for rebates and financing (January 18, 2015, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Nova Scotia homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat ...... Click here to read this release



Three game-changing ideas for Canada in 2015: Restoring Confidence in Our Future

Published Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:30:45 EST Read More

Op-Ed January 15, 2015 Sometimes you have to stand back to see the big picture. After thirty years in the environmental movement in Canada, I am doing just that. I spent much of the past year researching a major report on Canada’s future, and my family and I are currently in Istanbul, four months into a year-long tour of the world. I’m standing back from the big pictu...... Click here to read this release



Des efforts supplémentaires sont nécessaires dans le cadre du programme Priorité à la conservation de l’énergie

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:10:12 EST Read More

Toronto, le 13 janvier 2015 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit attendre la suite des choses en ce qui concerne la philosophie Priorité à la conservation de l’énergie du gouvernement. Au moment de la publication de son Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2014, Planifier pour économiser, M. Gord Miller a félicité ...... Click here to read this release



Conservation First Needs More Work

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:08:37 EST Read More

Toronto, 13 Jan. 2015 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says he’s adopting a wait-and-see attitude towards the government’s Conservation First philosophy. In releasing his 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report “Planning to Conserve”, Gord Miller praised the shift to considering cost-effective conservation before building new generation or transmission faci...... Click here to read this release



Advisory - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:01:38 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2014 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. Topics covered in this year's Report include Review of Policy Developments 2013-2014 and updates on government target achievements. WHEN: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Buildin...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le rapport sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie

Published Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:00:37 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2014, lequel passe en revue les avancées politiques réalisées en 2013-2014 et met à jour les progrès accomplis par rapport aux cibles du gouvernement. QUAND : le mardi 13 janvier 2015 à 10 h OÙ : Studio des...... Click here to read this release



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