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Green Energy Doors Open 2017 launch event and Steam Whistle Brewery green tour

Published Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:42:13 EST Read More

Where: Steam Whistle Brewery (NW entrance) - 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto When: Media Conference - Friday, September 22 - 11:30am, Brewery Tours - 1pm What: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (GEDO) official launch event of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) annual province wide susta...... Click here to read this release



Polaron solar technology showcase: Part of Ontario-wide Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (#GEDO2017)

Published Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:42 EST Read More

WHAT: Polaron solar photovoltaic product showcase •Speakers on solar technology and the benefits of residential rooftop installation •Chance to win 1 of 10 Ecobee3 Smart Thermostats + more prizes •Customer Appreciation BBQ WHO: Solar Experts, Community Leaders, Polaron Customers WHEN: Sunday September 24, 2017 11am-3pm • Customer appreciation BBQ 11am • So...... Click here to read this release



Energy Storage in Canada Conference Program Focused on Market Opportunity and Energy Transition: September 19-20, 2017

Published Thu, 7 Sep 2017 12:25:33 EST Read More

Toronto, September 7, 2017 - Energy Storage in Canada today released the final Connecting to Now conference program to be held in Toronto on September 19-20. With a focus on energy storage market opportunities in Canada and globally, it is a key event for individuals seeking to shape and influence the energy storage supply chain domestically or internationally as entrepreneurs, investors, ...... Click here to read this release



Hold the Date: September 22-24th for Green Energy Doors Open GEDO17 at a location near you

Published Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:04:25 EST Read More

Curious about green energy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the green energy future of Ontario, that is already in place near you right now! For the closest location go to the GEDO17 website map - https://www.greenenergydoorsopen.ca Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) is a showcase of sustainable energy projects and success stories from aro...... Click here to read this release



L’Ontario a devant elle une occasion qui ne se présente qu’une fois par génération de réduire l’empreinte énergétique et environnementale de ses réseaux municipaux d’eau et d’eaux usées

Published Tue, 30 May 2017 12:38:31 EST Read More

La consommation d’énergie des réseaux d’eau et d’eaux usées représente près de 40 % de la facture énergétique déclarée par les municipalités de la province Toronto, le 30 mai 2017 - En Ontario, les réseaux d’eau et d’eaux usées ont une consommation énergétique inutilement élevée. Heureusement, une formidable occasion se présente maintenant pour réduire ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario has once-in-a-generation opportunity to reduce the energy and climate footprint of municipal water use

Published Tue, 30 May 2017 12:34:26 EST Read More

Water and wastewater systems account for almost 40% of reported municipal energy use in the province Toronto, May 30, 2017 - Ontario’s municipal water and wastewater systems use unnecessarily large amounts of energy. Thankfully, there is a huge opportunity to reduce the energy and greenhouse gas footprint of delivering these services to residents. That was the message delivered ...... Click here to read this release



Former Mississauga Mayor, Hazel McCallion, joins GreenSaver Board

Published Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:21:06 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE April 25th, 2017 Hazel McCallion putting her energy into saving energy: Former Mayor of Mississauga joins GreenSaver Board (Toronto, April 25th, 2017) Hazel McCallion, the long serving former Mayor of Mississauga continues to make her mark. Her most recent effort is to advocate for energy conservation and related programs for familie...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, Reach Home Labelling Milestone

Published Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:50:33 EST Read More

EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, Reach Home Labelling Milestone For immediate release (Toronto) EnerQuality - the #1 certifier of energy efficient homes in Canada - has hit a milestone: labelling its 75,000th ENERGY STAR® home. Since the modest start of just 96 homes in 2006, the first year of labelling ENERGY STAR for New Homes, EnerQuality now labels more than 6...... Click here to read this release



EQ Awards Handed Out to Ontario Best Green Builders

Published Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:03:58 EST Read More

Media Release EQ Awards Handed Out to Ontario Best Green Builders (TORONTO, ON. Feb 23, 2017) Today, an extensive series of high quality presentations about sustainability in the housing industry took place at the EnerQuality (EQ) Housing Innovation Forum. This was followed by an evening of celebration as the EQ Awards Gala took centre stage at Universal EventS...... Click here to read this release



Why you should be at the OGA Conference February 21-22, 2017

Published Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:42:38 EST Read More

Why YOU need to be at OGA Conference February 21-22, 2017: Spotlighting Geothermal Energy Where: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, and Ontario. On Febru...... Click here to read this release



Nominee list for 2017 EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards

Published Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:02:33 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Nominee list for 2017 EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards Media credentials available What: EnerQuality Innovation Forum and Awards on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Vaughn, Ontario Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality ...... Click here to read this release



Minister Glen Murray to Address Powering Prosperity Awards - OSEA February 2nd 2017

Published Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:31:09 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Minister Glen Murray to Address Powering Prosperity Awards- Ontario Sustainable Energy Association February 2nd 2017 What: Minister of Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray will speak at the Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations (annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony. Other sp...... Click here to read this release



Powering Prosperity Media Advisory and Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:35:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory & Interview Opportunity Chair of World Renewable Energy Council to speak on Ontario’s Renewable Energy Future from a Global Perspective at Powering Prosperity Awards dinner in North York, February 2nd 2017 What: Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony and Keynote Speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Chair of the W...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards - Media Credential Available

Published Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:14:56 EST Read More

Forum and Awards on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Vaughn, Ontario Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality Housing Innovation Forum and Gala is where you need to be. EQ Housing Innovation Forum is a concentrated infusion of new thinking, new products and new techniques with the common benefit...... Click here to read this release



Focus on What Matters

Published Tue, 31 May 2016 10:05:01 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, 31 May 2016 - At Queen’s Park today, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe, in her first report, Conservation: Let’s Get Serious, called for public bodies to be accountable for the energy they use. Right now, it’s hard for taxpayers to find out which public buildings are energy hogs. The Environmental Commissioner calls for this information to be easi...... Click here to read this release



Les constructeurs canadiens d'habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro reconnus pour leur contribution dans un project de démonstration révolutionnaire

Published Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:11:50 EST Read More

(Ottawa, le 10 mars 2016) Les constructeurs d'élite canadiens spécialisés en consommation énergétique nette zéro (CENZ) se sont réunis hier soir à Ottawa pour célébrer et accepter des prix pour leur contribution au plus grand projet canadien de démonstration d'habitations à CENZ en faisant progresser la science de la construction et en luttant contre le changement climatique à ...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Net-Zero Energy Home Builders Recognized for Contribution to Industry-Changing Demonstration Project

Published Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:34:42 EST Read More

(March 10, 2016, Ottawa, ON) Canada’s elite net-zero energy (NZE) home builders gathered last night in Ottawa to celebrate and accept awards for their contribution to the largest Canadian net-zero energy (NZE) housing demonstration project by advancing building science and responding to the global climate change challenge. A total of 26 homes were built in four provinces as part of the...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer unveils six Net Zero Energy condos in Laval

Published Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:33:53 EST Read More

(February 23, 2016, Laval, QC) Today, Construction Voyer celebrated the completion of six Net Zero Energy condos in Laval’s Duvernay East community. The condos, Canada’s first Net Zero Energy sixplex, were built as part of a national project that will almost double the amount of Net Zero Energy homes in the country. Energy-efficient features of the new six-unit multiplex include Owen...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer to launch six new Net Zero Energy homes in Laval as part of national demonstration project

Published Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:27:42 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Laval, Québec When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. What: Construction Voyer invites the media to a ribbon-cutting event in Laval to celebrate the completion of six Net Zero Energy homes. The condos, in Laval’s Duvernay East community, were built as part of a national demonstration proje...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer bâtira six nouvelles habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro à Laval dans le cadre d’un projet de démonstration national

Published Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:17:23 EST Read More

AVIS AUX MÉDIAS Pour publication: IMMÉDIATE Lieu: Laval, Québec Quand? Mardi, 23 février 2016 à 10 h Quoi? Construction Voyer invite les médias à une cérémonie d’inauguration à Laval pour célébrer l’achèvement de six habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro. Situées dans la collectivité de Duvernay Est à Laval, ces co...... Click here to read this release



A professional home energy assessment can maximize investment in your winter renovation project and unlock hidden incentives

Published Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:31:46 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE A professional home energy assessment can maximize investment in your winter renovation project and unlock hidden incentives (December 10th, 2015, Toronto, ON) Home energy assessments are a useful and affordable tool to reduce your current energy bill. Informed consumers considering home renovations know that energy assessments are a...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Southwestern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:18:05 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:08:06 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Last minute reflections on how being a conscious consumer makes for a great holiday season and a better New Year

Published Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:06:04 EST Read More

Prepared for submission free for your publication to use with proper credit By Don Huff, Founder of Environmental Communication Options A green Christmas can be as easy or a difficult as you are willing to make it. Personally, I am in favour of things that make a busy and complicated time of the year, simpler. Some of my green Christmas conscious consumer thoughts, include:...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes first builder to break ground in national Net Zero Energy homes demonstration project

Published Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:20:00 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario (September 29, 2014, Guelph, ON) Today, Reid’s Heritage Homes hosted the first groundbreaking ceremony for a national Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes demonstration project. Present to mark the occasion was Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga (Ontario), on behalf of the Ho...... Click here to read this release



Ontario energy concerns overview: new polling

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:26:33 EST Read More

Decided vote intent puts Liberals and Conservatives in near deadlock (April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON) Oraclepoll Research has released omnibus polling results at the All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition today. The survey is about Ontarians’ opinion regarding provincial voter intent, renewable energy and ener...... Click here to read this release



Update from All-Energy Canada Conference

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:27:01 EST Read More

Media Release (April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON) The Plenary session at the All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference was a big success. The Plenary speakers left food for thought for the future of climate change and the future of energy in Canada an...... Click here to read this release



Three days away: Grow your international business in the renewable energy sector

Published Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:29:03 EST Read More

Media Advisory How to do international business in the renewable energy sectorKeynote presentation by Nobel Prize Recipient: Smart Green Cities: Where energy is going in the next 100 yearsFree trade show (...... Click here to read this release



A new direction for Ontario energy conservation? - Interview Opportunity

Published Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:42:48 EST Read More

(March 31, 2014) WHAT: Response from Peter Love, Summerhill's Chief Energy Conservation Officers to Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli's speech on energy efficiency and conservation demand management at the Ontario Electricity Distributors Association's (EDA) AGM meeting on March 31, 2014. WHO: Peter Love, the Chief Energy Conservation Officer at Summerhill (one of...... Click here to read this release



Media credentials available for All-Energy Canada Exhibition and Conference

Published Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:18:28 EST Read More

Media Advisory Media passes will be available to accredited media at the All-Energy Canada (AEC) Exhibition and Conference, April 9 to 10, 2014. Interview opportunities are available at the conference and trade show for industry experts in the renewable energy sector from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. With more than 150 speakers and many networking o...... Click here to read this release



Submit your home energy innovation to win $15,000 from Scotiabank

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:40:49 EST Read More

EcoLiving Awards an opportunity for energy efficiency innovation to be recognized by industry experts Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have mor...... Click here to read this release



Total of $75,000 to be awarded to best home energy efficiency solutions by Scotiabank

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:17:21 EST Read More

Businesses, innovators and students have three weeks left to apply for EcoLiving Awards Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show...... Click here to read this release



Nobel Peace Prize winner is Keynote speaker for All-Energy Canada Conference in Toronto

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:17:26 EST Read More

(February 25 2014, Toronto, CANADA) The All-Energy Canada organizers are delighted to announce that Dr. Woodrow (Woody) W. Clark II will make a strategic Canadian appearance as the Keynote speaker on April 9th, 2014. ...... Click here to read this release



Attention: Event Calendar Editors and Media Sponsorship Coordinators - All-Energy Canada

Published Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:02:01 EST Read More

All-Energy Canada Update Please consider posting or including this within your event calendar directory: All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference April 9 and 10, 2014 Toronto, Canada ...... Click here to read this release



Scotiabank increases investment in Canadian eco innovators with annual awards program

Published Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:22:56 EST Read More

2014 submissions now open for businesses, entrepreneurs and students Toronto, January 28, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show Canadians ne...... Click here to read this release



New Online Tool Makes It Easier For Designers to Specify Wood in their Projects

Published Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:40:58 EST Read More

Wall Thermal Design Calculator developed by buildABILITY for the Canadian Wood Council Toronto, ON (January 22, 2014) Responding to increased stringency for Canadian energy codes, buildABILITY is providing designers with prescriptive wall assembly solutions through an interactive, online portal. The Wall Thermal Design Calculator is one of buildABILITY's latest pro...... Click here to read this release



Willis Energy Services is now CLEAResult

Published Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:52:22 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION CONTACT: Lisa Heathman Lisah@hmhagency.com 503.295.1922 ext. 5255 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (January 20, 2014) -- Willis Energy Services has changed its name to CLEAResult. Willis, with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, joined the CLEAResult family of companies in 2012 and is one of several that have no...... Click here to read this release



Ontario far offshore wind company Trillium Power files Amended Statement of Claim for $500 Million after Appeal Court win

Published Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:25:46 EST Read More

Claim states Ontario Government avoided discussion with International Consortium to create 15,000 jobs (Toronto, Ontario December 13, 2013) Trillium Power Wind Corporation yesterday filed a "Fresh as Amended Statement of Claim" as ordered by the Court of Appeal. Ontario Superior Court of Justice filing responds to an ...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada: forward-thinking renewable energy solutions for North America

Published Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:33:36 EST Read More

April 9th and 10th, 2014: Direct Energy and Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place (Toronto, ON December 11, 2013) This coming April a chance to discuss the future solutions of the renewable energy and conservation industries is coming to Canada. All-Ene...... Click here to read this release



Save the date: On April 9th & 10th All-Energy Exhibition & Conference coming to Canada for the first time

Published Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:04:59 EST Read More

All-Energy Canada All-Energy Canada is organised by Reed Exhibitions the world’s leading event organizer, with 500 events in 41 countries and is held in association with the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). All-Energy Exhibition and Conference is the UK’s largest renewable energy event which takes place yearly i...... Click here to read this release



Mixed Progress in Energy Conservation among Local Electrical Utilities

Published Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:31:37 EST Read More

Toronto, December 9, 2013 - How is your local utility doing in delivering energy conservation? The Environmental Commissioner released Volume Two of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Building Momentum: Results today. The report reviews the progress the government has made in increasing energy efficiency and reducing the use of electricity, oil, propane, natural ga...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Stalls In Conserving Transportation Fuels

Published Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:22:13 EST Read More

Toronto, December 9, 2013 -- Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says the Ministry of Energy should lose some of its responsibility for conservation because of its inaction on transportation fuels. The Environmental Commissioner today released Volume Two of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Building Momentum: Results. The report reviews the progress the government...... Click here to read this release



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

Published Wed, 4 Dec 2013 10:45:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2012 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. Volume One of the report was released in September, 2013. WHEN: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The report will be available onl...... Click here to read this release



Ad campaign launched to challenge propane heating claims

Published Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:14:43 EST Read More

HALF-TRUTHS: CANADIAN OIL HEAT ASSOCIATION TAKES SUPERIOR PROPANE TO TASK The Canadian Oil Heat Association’s number one priority is consumers (Nova Scotia, November 14, 2013) The Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is taking Superior Propane, a national company, “to task” for the launch of Superior Propane’s “off-oil” advertising campaign. ...... Click here to read this release



Trillium Power successful with Ontario far-offshore wind ruling at Ontario Court of Appeal: $2.25 Billion Claim to Proceed

Published Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:59:09 EST Read More

Media Release (November 13, 2013, Toronto, Canada) Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) has won its Appeal of the Rule 21 Motion decision (a mechanism to summarily dispose of an action), originally delivered by Mr. Justice Robert Goldstein on October 5, 2012. Yesterday’s Ontario Court of Appeal ruling will allow Trillium Power its day in court to seek dama...... Click here to read this release



A new voice for the Building Supplier Industry

Published Wed, 6 Nov 2013 15:21:35 EST Read More

(Ontario, Wednesday November 6, 2013) The Canadian Building Suppliers’ Network (CBSN) is now accepting membership applications. This new organization has been created for and is managed by the supplier community to serve as the representative voice of building product and service supplier companies in Canada. At the helm of this new organization are long time real estate sector profess...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference -- Solutions based, future oriented

Published Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:42:10 EST Read More

Speaker applications due by December 16, 2013 Connect, Learn, Enable, Transform All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference is the third event in the global All-Energy series. The conference provides a forum for national and international experts in the renewable energy industry and energy conservation sectors an opportunity to exchange views...... Click here to read this release



Homeowner Protection Centre advocates at Queens Park for protecting Ontario consumers from unscrupulous water heater sales during Ontario Legislative Standing Committee Hearing

Published Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:37:50 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, Ontario, October 23, 2013) Today, is the first day of the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly Hearings on Bill 55, Stronger Protection for Ontario Consumers Act, 2013. Michael Lio, Executive Director of the Homeowner Protection Centre (HPC), will be making a deputation to the Committee. The Homeowner Protection Centre supports th...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open a province-wide success

Published Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:08:34 EST Read More

(Ontario, Thursday, October 10) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) second annual Green Energy Doors Open, held Saturday, October 5, 2013, was a great success! The province-wide event included 66 sustainable energy champions who opened their homes, community buildings and businesses to showcase conservation, renewable energy, combined heat and power, green buildings, clean...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner to release 2012/13 Annual Report

Published Mon, 7 Oct 2013 11:15:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The report will be available online at http://www.eco.on.ca coincident with the media conference. The report, entitled Serving the Public, will include substan...... Click here to read this release



Visit a Stoney Creek home that is a great example of energy efficiency

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:05:28 EST Read More

(Stoney Creek, ON, October 4, 2013) Stephen Bieda and his wife are working hard to provide their six children with an education and a legacy of a sustainable existence in the future. Stephen is offering a tour of his home this Saturday, as part of Green Energy Doors Open. Stephen is participating so that his neighbours and friends may learn about how they can create green jobs, and save...... Click here to read this release



Tour Vaughan City Hall and Woodbridge's Archetype Sustainable House

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:08:40 EST Read More

(October 3, 2013) There are two exciting events happening in Vaughan and Woodbridge on Saturday, October 5 as part of Green Energy Doors Open. Visitors are invited to explore Vaughan City Hall between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Vaughan City Hall was completed in 2011 and built to LEED Gold standards. Once certified, it will become one of the largest publicly owned buildings to achieve thi...... Click here to read this release



Wind turbine climb, walking tour and water heat recovery display for Green Energy Doors Open

Published Thu, 3 Oct 2013 16:48:25 EST Read More

(Toronto, ON, October 3, 2013) There are three exciting events happening at the Exhibition Place grounds on Saturday, October 5 as part of Green Energy Doors Open. All three events are examples of successful renewable energy projects that are moving the green economy forward. Green Energy Doors Open has over 60 hosts participating in this province-wide green energy showcase. T...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver Launches Residential New Construction Program Campaign at the Green Building Festival

Published Thu, 3 Oct 2013 09:07:07 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver launches a province-wide initiative on behalf of Veridian Connections, Hydro One Brampton, Burlington Hydro and new home builders - with a goal of adding 5,000 new energy efficient homes (Toronto, Oct 3, 2013) In a building named after one of the leading green builders in Ontario, the Daniels Spectrum, Greensaver la...... Click here to read this release



New Premier, new legislative session, new features on OntarioMonitor.ca

Published Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:20:12 EST Read More

Free three-week trial available Media Release (February 13, 2013, Toronto, ON) Just in time for Premier Wynne’s debut in the Legislature, OntarioMonitor.ca is announcing new features and a free three-week trial for new users. OntarioMonitor.ca provides keywor...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Announces Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations at World Economic Forum in Davos

Published Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:25:00 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Announces the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (under embargo until 2:01 am EST), January 23rd, 2013 Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment research company, announced today its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corpora...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Report

Published Thu, 3 Jan 2013 09:43:50 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report at a media conference on January 8th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Volume One of the report was released in June, 2012. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario opinion poll shows solid support for green energy, strong opposition to WTO ruling

Published Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:03:05 EST Read More

Opinion poll released as solar industry meets at convention in Toronto Ottawa, December 3, 2012 - A new opinion poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth Canada shows overwhelming support for green energy in Ontario, and strong opposition to the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s meddling in buy local programs that create thousands of green jobs for Ontarians. The survey conduc...... Click here to read this release



Free Webinar - What lessons can Ontario and North America learn from the decentralized energy transition occurring in Germany?

Published Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:13:05 EST Read More

What: Free Webinar - Centralized vs. Decentralized Energy: Lessons from Germany When: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (EST) Where: Online webinar. Access details provided upon registration. Register at: http://go.ontario-sea.org/decentralizedenergywebinar Join our pan...... Click here to read this release



Op Ed: Homebuyers Need Better Protection

Published Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:43:02 EST Read More

By Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner for the Province of Ontario Many people looking for a place to live are being hit with sticker shock. Prices for condos and houses continue to rise across the province, often leaving buyers struggling to make their mortgage payments. Imagine their shock when they get hit with a ‘second bill’ for their purchase, the cost of t...... Click here to read this release



2012 Green Provincial Report Card released

Published Fri, 8 Jun 2012 09:31:10 EST Read More

(Toronto, Ontario, June 8th, 2012) Corporate Knights released today its third bi-annual Green Provincial Report Card, with Ontario and British Columbia leading the pack in the race to become Canada’s greenest province or territory. The highest grade in the 2012 report went to Ontario, which received an A-. The province has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 6.5 per cent since 1...... Click here to read this release



Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation”?

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:34:49 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, June 5, 2012 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEGEA). Gord Miller made the observation today as he released the Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One) which reviews the government’...... Click here to read this release



BACKGROUNDER - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:30:52 EST Read More

Backgrounder Restoring Balance, A Review of the First Three Years of the Green Energy Act Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One) Under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) reports annually to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on the province’s progress in e...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume One)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:23:46 EST Read More

Today I am tabling the first volume of my annual energy conservation progress report with the Speaker. It is entitled “Restoring Balance” because it is a review of the first three years of the implementation of the Green Energy Act and I have observed that government policy activity and public discussion have not been balanced with respect to the “two equally important thrusts” promised in...... Click here to read this release



Où est la « culture de conservation » en Ontario?

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:14:56 EST Read More

Toronto, le 5 juin 2012 – Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que le gouvernement de l’Ontario semble avoir oublié l’un des importants buts de sa propre Loi de 2009 sur l'énergie verte et l'économie verte (LEVEV). M. Gord Miller a souligné ce fait aujourd’hui lorsqu’il a publié le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’éne...... Click here to read this release



Fiche d’information - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:11:35 EST Read More

Fiche d’information Rétablir l’équilibre, Revue des trois premières années de la Loi sur l’énergie verte Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un) En vertu de la Charte des droits environnementaux de 1993 (CDE), le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO) fait rapport...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:01:57 EST Read More

Aujourd’hui, je remets au président le premier volume de mon rapport sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie. Il s’intitule Rétablir l’équilibre, parce qu’il présente une revue des trois premières années de la mise en oeuvre de la Loi sur l’énergie verte. J’ai remarqué que les activités gouvernementales en matière de politiques et les discussions publiques...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release third annual energy conservation report

Published Wed, 30 May 2012 10:26:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume One of his third annual energy conservation report. This year’s report focuses on the government's progress on the conservation promises of the Green Energy Act in the three years since the Act became law. WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 149, Queen’s Park Med...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le troisième "Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie"

Published Wed, 30 May 2012 10:20:18 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le premier volume de son troisième Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie. Le rapport de cette année se penche sur les progrès du gouvernement relativement aux promesses d’économie de la Loi de 2009 sur l’énergie verte depuis qu’elle a été adoptée il y a tr...... Click here to read this release



Harper budget eliminates national ecoENERGY Retrofit-Homes Program, devastates energy savings industry; Ontario hardest hit by cuts

Published Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:07:37 EST Read More

Media Release (Vancouver, BC, March 29, 2012) In Budget 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper eliminated the federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program. This will result in immediate job losses in every Canadian community. Ontario is now the only Canadian province without an active home energy retrofit incentive program. Prime Minister Harper’s cut means that Ontario’s energy...... Click here to read this release



Harper budget eliminates national ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program, devastates energy savings industry

Published Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:02:03 EST Read More

Media Release (Vancouver, BC, March 29, 2012) In Budget 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper failed to renew the federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program. This will result in reduced levels of energy conservation, and immediate job losses in every Canadian community. “Just because Canada is blessed with energy, doesn’t mean we should waste it,” stated Jeff Murdock, vice-...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government needs to "Climate-Proof" Ontario

Published Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:25:30 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, March 7, 2012 - In his report Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario’s climate change adaptation strategy released today at Queen's Park, Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, said the Ontario government is off to an encouraging start in preparing the province for the impacts of climate change. This is good news, says Mille...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Special Report - Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy

Published Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:15:01 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Special Report - “Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy” Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Check Against Delivery The Ontario government needs to climate proof the province. We are now experiencing the climate alteration...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le rapport spécial sur l'adaptation au changement climatique

Published Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:43:20 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie un rapport spécial qui passe en revue le rapport Faire face au changement climatique : Stratégie d’adaptation et plan d’action de l’Ontario 2011-2014. Le rapport Faire face est un plan que le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié. Il décrit les mesures que le gouvernement a prises pour pr...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Special Report on climate change adaptation

Published Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:36:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is releasing a Special Report to review Climate Ready: Ontario's Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, 2011 - 2014. Climate Ready is a plan released by the Ontario government. It outlines measures that the government is taking to prepare the province for warmer temperatures, and more severe weather events, due to clima...... Click here to read this release



Keeping An Eye On Queen’s Park

Published Tue, 14 Feb 2012 11:24:15 EST Read More

OntarioMonitor.ca makes monitoring Ontario Legislature easy and affordable Media Release (February 14, 2012 - Toronto, ON) Today was the official launch of OntarioMonitor.ca, an online service that makes the Ontario Legislature more transparent and accessible. OntarioMonitor.ca allows users to easily monitor material from Ques...... Click here to read this release



Op Ed - Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Published Thu, 9 Feb 2012 09:57:02 EST Read More

Op Ed Prime Minister Harper’s 1960s piano tunes may be timeless, but his single-minded approach to developing new energy supply is long out of fashion. Attitudes have changed, and Canadian leaders need to keep up. Before proposing new megaprojects to produce more energy, decision makers shoul...... Click here to read this release



Drummond Commission receives recommendations on guaranteed performance based solutions to upgrade Ontario’s aging infrastructure and save money

Published Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:52:07 EST Read More

The Energy Services Association of Canada provides input to The Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services (TORONTO, ON Jan. 31,2012) -The Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) has submitted a report called The Role and Benefits of Performance Based Solutions in the Rehabilitation of Ontario’s Public Sector Infrastructu...... Click here to read this release



12 energy-related predictions for 2012 in Canada - Stephen Koch, Executive Director, NAIMA Canada

Published Thu, 22 Dec 2011 17:28:36 EST Read More

Does Canada need more energy supply or more insulation? Clearly, this is a gross simplification but it is estimated that almost a third of Canada's current energy consumption is used for heating and cooling buildings and homes. This number could be cut in half with proper conservation initiatives. This is the context for my 2012 Canadian energy conservation predictions - within an insulat...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:30:23 EST Read More

DISCOURS Gord Miller, commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010 - Gérer un système énergétique complexe - Résultats Studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée législative Le mercredi 7 décembre 2011 à 10 h Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Au printemps ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement dit qu'il faut redoubler d’efforts en économie d’énergie

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:24:52 EST Read More

Communiqué de presse\ Toronto, le 7 décembre 2011 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que les réalisations du gouvernement en matière d’économie d’énergie sont considérables, mais incomplètes. Au moment où M. Gord Miller publie son deuxième volume du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2010, Gérer un ...... Click here to read this release



Remarks - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:06:11 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Report - "Managing a Complex Energy System -“ Results" Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Check Against Delivery Last spring I released the first volume of my annual energy conservation report to the Legislature entitled M...... Click here to read this release



The Environmental Commissioner says more work is needed on energy conservation

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:01:06 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, December 7, 2011 - The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says the government’s energy conservation achievements are substantial, but incomplete. In releasing volume two of his 2010 Energy Conservation Progress Report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results, Gord Miller says "the government achieved two-thirds of an electricity conserv...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie (volume 2)

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:13:44 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le deuxième volume du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010, soit Gérer un système énergétique complexe - Résultats. Le rapport résume les progrès que la province fait pour atteindre les cibles d’économie d’électricité et il passe en revue le rendem...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume Two of 2010 energy conservation report

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:08:39 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2010 energy conservation report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results. The report summarizes the province's progress in meeting electricity conservation targets and reviews the performance of provincial programs to conserve energy. The conference will be available via webcast. T...... Click here to read this release



Kitchener-based community group awarded $70,000 solar panel system for winning green energy video contest

Published Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:36:24 EST Read More

Media Release Other winners from Little Current and Toronto (September 28, 2011) On behalf of the Mennonite Central Committee of Ontario (MCC Ontario), Kitchener resident and film-maker Ken Ogasawara was awarded the grand prize of a 10kW solar PV system, after winning the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association's (...... Click here to read this release



First Green Energy Field Day to be held across Ontario this Saturday

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:34:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory What:Ontario's first province-wide "doors open" Green Energy Field Day, hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association ( www.ontario-sea.org), will be this Saturday, September 24th, 2011. Businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations across Ontario will be showcasing their green energy project. ...... Click here to read this release



Federal Conservatives and Ontario Green Party recognize the importance of energy efficiency

Published Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:59:49 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, September 16, 2011) NAIMA Canada applauds the Government of Canada's announcement to invest $78 million over the next two years to increase the energy efficiency of homes across the country. The ecoENERGY initiatives, announced by Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver, support job creation while helping Canadians save money by reducing the amount of en...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Workshop Series coming to communities across Ontario this fall

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:24:19 EST Read More

Community power workshops scheduled in Halton, Hamilton, Haldimand-Norfolk, Kitchener, London, Niagara, Midland, Perth, Peterborough, Renfrew County, Sault Ste.Marie, Sudbury, Sarnia-Lambton and Toronto Media Advisory - Attention: News & Community and Events Editors This fall, The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is par...... Click here to read this release



Willis Energy Services builds on Conservation and Demand Management expertise by entering into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Toronto

Published Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:18:16 EST Read More

Media Release (TORONTO, ON - September 7, 2011) Willis Energy Services has experience and expertise in the design, development and delivery of conservation and demand management programs and technical capabilities to identify, investigate, and implement energy saving projects. With offices in British Columbia and Ontario, Willis conducts business coast-to-coast in Canada, seve...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume 1)

Published Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:19:44 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume 1) Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 Check Against Delivery Good Morning. Today I have tabled with the Speaker the first volume of my annual energy conservation report for 2010 aptly named "Managing a Complex ...... Click here to read this release



WattsNEXT? sustainable energy contest open to all Ontarians

Published Thu, 9 Jun 2011 09:11:40 EST Read More

Media Release WattsNEXT? sustainable energy contest open to all Ontarians New website and contest tells what's watt in Ontario and gives a chance to win a $70,000 solar system! June 9, 2011 -- The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is turning up the green energy wattage with the announcement of a video contest, real time online map showcasing gr...... Click here to read this release



More Work Needed if Ontario to Meet Climate Change Responsibilities

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:05:29 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, 31 May, 2011 - The Ontario government will not, with its current programs, meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs). This is one conclusion from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario's 2011 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, released today. "Recently released federal government data indicate that Ontario's GHG emissions in 2009 were at the l...... Click here to read this release



Los Angeles Based Sustainability Conference Launches in Toronto

Published Thu, 19 May 2011 11:51:42 EST Read More

Attn: Business, Environment and Clean tech reporters Media Advisory VerdeXchange, a Los Angeles based international sustainability conference, has chosen Toronto as the first point of expansion in its quest of building an international network of green market leaders. VXCanada will bring leaders from all sectors of the economy together to address the challenges and opportunit...... Click here to read this release



Future Innovations Marketing Announces Partnership with Environmental Communication Options

Published Mon, 9 May 2011 13:16:54 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Alliance forged to service Green conscious businesses (Toronto, May 9, 2011) Future Innovations Marketing, Canada's first membership-based environmental and health & wellness marketing firm, announces its new partnership with Environmental Communication Options (ECO). Successful executives know that their businesses must become more environmentally susta...... Click here to read this release



50 years of environmental law in Canada

Published Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:08:45 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or ...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver reminds Ontario households the countdown is on for the EcoEnergy Program

Published Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:36:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory GreenSaver reminds 2,000 Ontario households they are still eligible to get EcoEnergy program benefits before the March 31 deadline. The EcoEnergy home energy retrofit program comes to an end on March 31, 2011. Photo Opportunity: GreenSaver can supply on-site opportunity to video how energy audits are done, by GreenSaver staff that hav...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Children, toxins, energy, and renovations

Published Wed, 9 Mar 2011 10:05:25 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more informati...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Communication Options - March 2011 Newsletter

Published Tue, 8 Mar 2011 14:16:01 EST Read More

MARCH 2011 NEWSLETTER It has been a busy past few months at Environmental Communications Options (ECO), with files from Newfoundland to British Columbia landing on our desks. In addition to our retainer client files, we have ...... Click here to read this release



Most technologically advanced electronic (WEEE) recycling facility in the world to open in Mississauga, Ontario

Published Sun, 6 Feb 2011 14:59:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory – Photo Op and Tours Attn: Business, News, Environment, Lifestyle and Consumer Editors and Reporters Ontario Minister of Environment to "flip the switch" Reporters are invited to bring their Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) for proper recycling What: Provincial and municipal dignitaries and Sims Recycling Solutions executives...... Click here to read this release



Media Project Briefing – January 25, 2011 Little River Acres (LRA) community-based energy management action planning

Published Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:30:36 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Media briefing prior to a public two-way information session with LRA community to gather information and inform on the progress towards creating a plan for lowering home heating costs of the community. GreenSaver will convene a Briefing for members of the media immediately before the scheduled public meeting. The session will include a project ov...... Click here to read this release



Energy Services Association of Canada - promoting fiscally and environmentally responsible initiatives for Canadian organizations

Published Wed, 1 Dec 2010 11:07:19 EST Read More

Media Release List of case studies by city attached TORONTO, Ontario, December 1, 2010 – The Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) today announced their newly formed advocacy organization which has been created to actively promote government policies and regulatory support for greater use of guaranteed performance based solutions to upgrade Canada’s aging infr...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management Workshop

Published Mon, 22 Nov 2010 09:53:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate Owners & Tenants, Business, Environment and Energy Editors The Building Owners and Managers Association Toronto (BOMA Toronto)’s Conservation and Demand Management Program (CDM) is an energy conservation incentive program for building owners and tenants in the 416 area. BOMA CDM is hosting a South Asian business community focused work...... Click here to read this release



Energy Conservation is Good Business!

Published Wed, 6 Oct 2010 13:27:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors Minister of Energy – The Honourable Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management Workshop The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host a workshop in Toronto outlining the details of its Conservation and D...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto launches e-Energy Training Program in Toronto

Published Mon, 4 Oct 2010 11:25:19 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto launches e-Energy Training Program in Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, October 4, 2010) A new program to help office buildings become more “green” has been launched in Ontario by the Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto). The BOMA e-Energy Training program is an energy management course for operators and managers of commercial a...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement publie son rapport annuel de 2009-2010

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:21:59 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Toronto, le 22 septembre 2010 – « Le gouvernement ne respecte pas ses promesses environnementales », dit M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario. « Ce gouvernement s’enorgueillit, et avec raison, des progrès qu’il a accomplis en adoptant une loi pour protéger l’environnement », précise M. Miller, « mais les geste...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases 2009/2010 Annual Report - Refining Conservation

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:02:14 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Environmental Commissioner releases 2009/2010 Annual Report Toronto, September 22 2010 – The government is failing to follow through on all of its environmental promises, says Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller. “This government rightly prides itself on the progress it has made in passing legislation to protect the environment,” says Mille...... Click here to read this release



Avante Smartbox™ technology installed in Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) lottery Dream Home

Published Tue, 21 Sep 2010 11:30:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory The lucky winner of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s lottery home will use the Smartboxx™ to remotely control home energy costs. (Toronto, September 21st, 2010) Ontario based Avante Security Inc. (TSXV: ASY) (www.avantesecurity.com), creators of the Smartboxx™ are happy to announce that they h...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report - Redefining Conservation

Published Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:27:52 EST Read More

Media Advisory Media conference and webcast on September 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (September 16, 2010, Toronto) The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will release his 2009/2010 Annual Report at September 22nd, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the report, Redefining Conservation, will be available an hour earlier at ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to report on province's energy conservation performance

Published Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:07:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Local, Environmental, Energy and Political Reporters and Editors Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to report on province's energy conservation performance Environmental Commissioner releases Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report Volume One - an analysis of progress on energy conservation activities in the province. WHEN: Monday, May...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto hosts information workshop on Conservation and Demand Management program

Published Tue, 27 Apr 2010 11:10:40 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate Owners & Tenants, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors YOU'RE INVITED IN NORTH YORK! Energy Conservation is Good Business! BOMA Toronto Conservation Demand Management Workshop Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host an Energy Conservation Workshop in North York outlining the deta...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto celebrates conservation success on Earth Day

Published Tue, 20 Apr 2010 16:30:34 EST Read More

Greening business and commercial space in Toronto - a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Earth Day Backgrounder (Toronto, April 21, 2010) BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program's incentive initiative has substantial incentive dollars in 'green' capital available to commercial building owners, operators and tenants for electricity conservation retrofi...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants your stories about energy conservation successes and failures

Published Wed, 7 Apr 2010 14:12:40 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants your stories about energy conservation successes and failures New website invites feedback on barriers and incentives (Toronto, April 7, 2010) Gord Miller, Ontario's Environment Commissioner wants to learn more about the barriers and incentives you've experienced when conserving energy in Ontario. He's created a new website at www.o...... Click here to read this release



Green Communities Canada urges federal vision, leadership

Published Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:15:53 EST Read More

Green Communities Canada urges federal vision, leadership Don't pull the plug on home energy progress 1 April 2010 - Cancelling Canada's ecoENERGY home retrofit program is a serious mistake, says Green Communities Canada, a national leader in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. "Existing participants can still get retrofit incentives for the time being. But wit...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance responds to suspension of federal government's ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program

Published Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:12:15 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance responds to suspension of federal government's ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program On March 31 2010, the federal government suspended its successful and effective ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program. The program provided incentives for homeowners to perform upgrades that would make their homes more energy efficient. Ken Elsey, President and CEO of the Can...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver Celebrates Earth Hour by opening London office

Published Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:55:44 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Energy efficiency experts expand into SouthWestern Ontario (London, March 26, 2010) GreenSaver is expanding. The well-known not-for-profit energy efficiency organization has opened an office in London, which will act as a base for servicing SouthWestern Ontario. GreenS...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Dims Lights for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:24:49 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto Dims Lights for Earth Hour (March 26, 2010, Toronto, Ontario) Saturday, March 27th marks the fourth annual Earth Hour. For 60 minutes, buildings all over Canada will dim their lights to show support for the need to conserve energy. This year the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Toronto (BOMA Toronto) is a proud local suppor...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto features Minister Duguid as special guest for Annual General Meeting and Energy Forum

Published Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:30:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory BOMA Toronto features Minister Duguid as special guest for Annual General Meeting and Energy Forum BOMA Toronto welcomes Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to speak at its annual general meeting (Toronto ON) The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto) will be hosting three events: the Energy & Environme...... Click here to read this release



Pharmaceutical giant GlaxSmithKline sees the LED light

Published Tue, 23 Mar 2010 09:18:17 EST Read More

A bright - and energy efficient - idea Canadian manufacturer provides LED lighting to pharmaceutical giant (Toronto, March 23, 2010) A Welland-based manufacturer of energy efficient lights has filled a tall order. CRS Electronics has refitted the Mississauga office of GlaxoSmithKline Inc. (GSK), one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical, vaccine and healthcare...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics Continues to Increase Global Sales

Published Fri, 5 Mar 2010 15:49:23 EST Read More

CRS Electronics Continues to Increase Global Sales March 5, 2010 Welland, ON - CRS Electronics Inc. ("CRS"), (TSX-V:LED), an inventor, developer and manufacturer of LED lighting, is pleased to report that sales, including contract work, school bus lighting, and LED MR16 lamps for the first two months of 2010, increased 60% over the first two months of 2009 to more than $425,000. Unit sal...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop

Published Mon, 1 Mar 2010 10:51:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors Energy conservation is good business Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host a workshop in Scarborough outlining the det...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Communication Options (ECO) passes ten year milestone

Published Tue, 23 Feb 2010 12:41:54 EST Read More

Environmental Communication Options (ECO) passes ten year milestone Canada’s oldest Environmental Relations firm celebrates a decade in business (Toronto/Sudbury ON, February 23 2010) For ten years, Don Huff has done what he loves running: Environmental Communication Options (ECO’s), Canada’s pioneering Environmental Relations firm. The firm has been successful thanks to...... Click here to read this release



TDSB Taking Action to Go Green

Published Tue, 16 Feb 2010 16:16:28 EST Read More

Attn: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS/EDUCATION EDITORS TDSB Taking Action to Go Green Toronto, ON, Tuesday, February 16, 2010 – The TDSB is taking action on an ambitious and comprehensive environmental strategy that will build a sustainable future not just for our schools, but for our city. Go Green: Climate Change Action Plan, approved by Trustees at the February Board meeting, is a ...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:10:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Photo/News/Business/National/Energy/Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010 Nine Canadian companies make list of world's 100 most sustainable large cap companies TORONTO, February, 11, 2010 - Tomorrow morning, executives of the nine Canadian companies on Corporate Knigh...... Click here to read this release



IFMA, Toronto Chapter, and the BOMA Toronto CDM Program Cooperate on Conservation

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:16:17 EST Read More

IFMA, Toronto Chapter, and the BOMA Toronto CDM Program Cooperate on Conservation (February 11, 2010) The BOMA Toronto Conservation & Demand Management (CDM) Program and the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), Toronto Chapter, are pleased to announce their cooperation in bringing energy conservation information, education and cash incentives to the membership of IFMA....... Click here to read this release



FREE info sessions on BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management Program

Published Wed, 10 Feb 2010 12:16:51 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Environment, Energy, Green Building, Construction, Event Editors FREE info sessions on BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management Program (Toronto, February, 2010) Building on the momentum of its recently doubled incentives, The Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area's (BOMA Toronto) Conservation and Demand Management (...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program launches online incentive application and ‘case study’ system

Published Wed, 3 Feb 2010 16:33:02 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program launches online incentive application and ‘case study’ system (Toronto, Feb 4, 2010) The BOMA CDM Program incentive application process and its overall website experience have been significantly enhanced. All BOMA CDM Program applications for electricity conservation incentives can now be done completely online at ...... Click here to read this release



Albertans understand the value of home energy efficiency and are supportive of a better building code in order to get it

Published Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:11:17 EST Read More

Media Release Albertans understand the value of home energy efficiency and are supportive of a better building code in order to get it (Calgary, Feb. 2, 2010) A poll of Alberta consumers, commissioned by the Pembina Institute, NAIMA Canada and the Consumers Council of Canada, illustrates the very strong interest Albertans have in home energy efficiency and their support for an...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Poll shows Albertans support more energy efficient homes and an updated provincial building code

Published Tue, 2 Feb 2010 10:15:02 EST Read More

Attn: News, real estate and housing editors Interview Opportunity Poll shows Albertans support more energy efficient homes and an updated provincial building code Jesse Row, Director, Sustainable Communities Group at the Pembina Institute is available in Calgary for interviews. Mr. Row can speak to the following points: • The benefits of energy efficient homes • Po...... Click here to read this release



UPDATE: GreenSaver extends federal home renovation tax credit

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 15:12:15 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver extends federal home renovation tax credit (Monday, January 25, Toronto ON) “It’s never too late to save energy”, Greg Labbe, Director of GreenSaver’s Responsible Renovations division, declared. “Our Responsible Renovation division will be waiving the GST on labour and materials for energy efficient retrofits booked or completed by February 28...... Click here to read this release



Canadian LED lights installed at Rocky Mountain landmark

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:42:28 EST Read More

Media Release Canadian LED lights installed at Rocky Mountain landmark (January 25, 2010, Banff, Alberta) The Banff Park Museum, a Canadian landmark, is now more prominent as it basks in the glow of newly installed energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) exterior lights. Completed just before the Olympic Torch Relay passed through Banff, the 73 exterior lights enhance ...... Click here to read this release



A failure to renew federal support for renewable energy will send jobs and investment to the U.S.

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:27:18 EST Read More

A failure to renew federal support for renewable energy will send jobs and investment to the U.S. Despite a global economic recession, renewable energy development in Canada continued to charge ahead in 2009. A record 950 MW of wind energy was installed - representing more than $2 billion in investment and thousands of jobs - and Canada's installed wind energy capacity has now i...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics Receives Interest Free Loan From Government of Canada

Published Tue, 19 Jan 2010 09:03:08 EST Read More

CRS Electronics Receives Interest Free Loan From Government of Canada (January 18 2010, Welland ON) - CRS Electronics Inc. ("CRS"), (TSX-V:LED), an inventor, developer and manufacturer of LED lighting, is pleased to report that the Southern Ontario Development Program (SODP) has granted an interest free loan to the Company to a maximum amount of $825,595. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Mi...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2008/2009

Published Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:45:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2008/2009 WHEN: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:00 am WHERE: Queen's Park Media Studio WHAT: The Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, will submit to the Legislative Assembly a review of the progress of activities in Ontario to reduce greenhouse ga...... Click here to read this release



Energy efficient holidays are happy holidays

Published Tue, 1 Dec 2009 15:37:10 EST Read More

Energy efficient holidays are happy holidays The holidays are just around the corner, and everyday routines will be abandoned for fun with family and friends. That doesn't mean you have to stop saving energy and money, though. Here are some tips from GreenSaver to make your festive season happy and environmentally friendly: • Use energy efficient holiday lights. Light-emit...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves its 300th applicant – First Canadian Place

Published Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:50:32 EST Read More


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Media Release BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves its 300th applicant – First Canadian Place (Toronto, November 26, 2009) Brookfield Properties, owner of First Canadian Place, continues to be motivated to reduce its electricity consumption and carbon footprint at First Canadian Place. With the latest lighting retrofit in its Food Court, Fir...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference

Published Sat, 14 Nov 2009 20:46:19 EST Read More

Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is hosting its first annual Community Power Conference November 15-16. Community Power and renewable energy experts from around the world will be speaking about current issues and trends in the sector, how it’s growing and how it can be developed. T...... Click here to read this release



Aboriginal issues on agenda for Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Community Power Conference 2009

Published Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:30:01 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Energy, Environment Reporters and Editors Aboriginal issues on agenda for Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Community Power Conference 2009 The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) will host its first annual Community Power Conference (CP2009) this November 15-16. CPC2009 incorporates themes and issues of particular intere...... Click here to read this release



Living LEED Platinum in Newmarket

Published Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:22:44 EST Read More

Media release Attention: Home, energy & environmental reporters Living LEED Platinum in Newmarket Newmarket Family's home is the first to be Platinum certified NEWMARKET, ON November 4, 2009: In a ceremony attended by the Honourable George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, the Dunlop family celebrated being the first of 34 famili...... Click here to read this release



Dr David Suzuki School in Windsor has chosen GTA based Bioroof to design and plant green roof

Published Thu, 15 Oct 2009 11:03:53 EST Read More

Media Release Dr. David Suzuki School in Windsor has chosen GTA based Bioroof to design and plant green roof (Burlington, Ontario, October 15, 2009) Designed to be the most environmentally friendly school in Canada, the Dr. David Suzuki Public School in Windsor will incorporate a host of green features, including a planted green roof, a grey water recycling system and a solar a...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards at General Meeting Luncheon

Published Tue, 29 Sep 2009 12:18:59 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Environment, Real Estate, Community, News Reporters and Editors BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards at General Meeting Luncheon (Toronto, September 29, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto (BOMA Toronto) hosted its General Meeting Luncheon today. Following immediately after the Greening Greater Toronto Allia...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards

Published Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:48:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Real Estate, Community, News Reporters and Editors BOMA Toronto presents Conservation Demand Management Awards The Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto (BOMA Toronto) will host its General Meeting Luncheon after the Greater Green Toronto Association's Summit. The luncheon will include an awards presentation for participants in ...... Click here to read this release



Peter Love forms Love Energy Consultants Inc

Published Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:15:20 EST Read More

Peter Love forms Love Energy Consultants Inc. Peter Love, Ontario’s first Chief Energy Conservation Officer, recently formed a consultancy firm to foster culture change as part of his commitment to advancing sustainability. He will be available to journalists and authorities to speak on a number of topics regarding energy efficiency and sustainability, including: • Potential, ta...... Click here to read this release



Thunder Bay to host Conserve the Light Gathering

Published Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:46:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Thunder Bay to host Conserve the Light Gathering Province-wide First Nations and Métis energy efficiency conference and Elders gathering (Thunder Bay) A First Nations and Métis Energy Efficiency Conference will take place as a result of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures for Aboriginal Communities (EEMAC) program. The conference will tak...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s CDM Program Helps Fight the 3 H’s of Summer

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:29:23 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto’s CDM Program Helps Fight the 3 H’s of Summer (Toronto, August 19, 2009) After a month of below-the-norm temperatures, the August heat wave seems to be settling in. During this hot, hazy and humid period, many of us are turning up our home air conditioning systems. Commercial properties are no different. Peak electricity has always be...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto's CDM program hits $10 million milestone

Published Wed, 5 Aug 2009 15:25:33 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto's CDM program hits $10 million milestone (Toronto, August 5, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto's Conservation Demand Management (CDM) Program has hit a significant milestone in its delivery of electricity conservation incentives - $10,000,000 in committed conservation incentives for over 100 buildings in Toronto. ...... Click here to read this release



Toronto residents send Hot Spots to OneToronto

Published Tue, 21 Jul 2009 12:45:33 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO RESIDENTS SEND HOTSPOTS TO ONETORONTO.CA Toronto, July 21 - Volunteers with OneToronto.ca were out again various neighbourhoods to clean up dozens of so called "hot spots" around the city. George Smitherman, MPP for Toronto Centre, joined residents in clean ups at Carlton Street east of Church Street, Yonge Street north of Bloor Street, and the Quee...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code

Published Tue, 9 Jun 2009 17:17:21 EST Read More

Media Release Two new programs to help reduce energy consumption for commercial building owners and tenants The BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code (Toronto, June 10, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association of (BOMA) Toronto, on behalf of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), ...... Click here to read this release



Ethipedia launched as Canada's first Sustainable Business Encyclopedia

Published Mon, 25 May 2009 15:09:31 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "ethipedia.net" launched as Canada's First Sustainable Business Encyclopedia (Montreal, Monday May 25th) After a year and half of research and development, "ethipedia", the online encyclopedia of sustainable business practices, is now accessible on the Web. This reference website hosts a database of documented practices adopted by organizations seeking to ...... Click here to read this release



Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:45:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to address what the Green Energy Act means to building owners and managers Deputy Premier, and Minster of Energy and Infrastructure, George Smitherman will discuss the recently tabled Green Energy Act tomorrow morning. Minister Smitherman is scheduled to spe...... Click here to read this release



Climate Action Now joins the GreenSaver family to bring Energy Assessments to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 09:30:19 EST Read More

Media Release Climate Action Now joins the GreenSaver family to bring Energy Assessments to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby (St. Catharines, March 29, 2009) It just got easier to get home energy assessment done in the Niagara Region. GreenSaver, the largest non-profit home energy audit organization dedicated to environmental energy efficiency in Ontario, has add...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 27 Mar 2009 16:56:04 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community/Energy/Environment/News Reporters and Editors BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour (Saturday, March 28, 2009) BOMA members all over Canada will participate in the second annual Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 pm this evening. "BOMA is proud that so many of our members are participating in this great event," said Diana O...... Click here to read this release



OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF

Published Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:26:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory For Immediate Release OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and Colin Andersen, CEO, Ontario Power Authority, will discuss details of the proposed feed-in tariff program for renewable energy projects contemplated under the Green Energy Act. When: ...... Click here to read this release



Turning the spotlight on light emitting diodes at LEDiscovery 2009

Published Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:45:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Business and Technology Editors Turning the spotlight on light emitting diodes (LED) LEDiscovery 2009 offers networking and educational opportunities For the second year, greenTbiz will be hosting LEDiscovery. This two-day event offers professionals and the public an opportunity to learn about LED (light-emitting diode) lighting and t...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver applauds Canada's first Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:34:26 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver applauds Canada's first Green Energy Act (Toronto, ON, February 23, 2009) Today, the province of Ontario tabled legislation that will focus on renewable energy, energy conservation and creating a new, green economy. Premier McGuinty's Green Energy Act manages to address some very important issues. If passed, the legislation will streamline the env...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics achieves record performance for LED MR16 replacement lamps

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:28:58 EST Read More

CRS Electronics achieves record performance for LED MR16 replacement lamps (Welland, Ontario, February 17, 2009) CRS Electronics, a world leader in Light Emitting Diode (LED) MR16 halogen replacement lamps, has achieved another significant breakthrough in performance. The company has received confirmation from LTL Testing Laboratory Inc., a US Department of Energy CALiPER qualified...... Click here to read this release



Sarnia event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 16:17:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sarnia event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario res...... Click here to read this release



North Bay event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:11:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory North Bay event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario re...... Click here to read this release



Leaders in Green home building honoured at 2008 EnerQuality Awards of Excellence

Published Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:25:12 EST Read More

Commitment to sustainable, energy efficient building celebrated at luncheon ceremony (Toronto, Jan.14, 2009) Building professionals from across Ontario gathered to honour the best in sustainable and energy efficient homebuilding at the EnerQuality Corporation 2008 Awards of Excellence presentations. ”We witnessed tremendous growth and participation in green build...... Click here to read this release



Penetanguishene has THE EDGE to reduce municipal electricity costs

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:03:53 EST Read More

Penetanguishene has THE EDGE to reduce municipal electricity costs (Penetanguishene, January 2009) Penetanguishene has new LED (Light emitting diode) streetlights in the form of 278 THE EDGE Area Luminaires supplied by RuudLED. To date 242 units have been installed giving this community (160 km north-west of Toronto) the distinction of being the Canadian leader in the adoption of energy ...... Click here to read this release



Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation

Published Fri, 9 Jan 2009 17:50:33 EST Read More

Media Advisory Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation Ontario town undertakes Canada's largest LED streetlight retrofit - reduces electricity consumption by over 60 percent WHEN: Monday, January 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Council Chambers - Penetanguishene Municipal Building, 10 R...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario assesses province's Climate Change Action Plan

Published Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:48:49 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Progress in a Climate of Change: Measuring the success of the government's climate change commitments (Queen's Park, December 10, 2008) "It is critical that, in these challenging economic times, we refuse to compromise on our commitments to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction," said Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), today ...... Click here to read this release



Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario

Published Mon, 17 Nov 2008 09:36:55 EST Read More

Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario (Maberly, November 17, 2008) Lauded as Canada's Green Restaurant, the Fall River Restaurant in Maberly, Ontario (between Sharbot Lake and Perth on Highway 7, West of Ottawa) has been recognized for its commitment to energy conservation and environmentally responsible operations by Ontario's Chief Energy...... Click here to read this release



Simon Fraser University shows off eco-friendly, energy efficient RuudLED lighting system

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 13:59:14 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: News/Community/Energy/Environment Reporters and Assignment Editors RuudLED lights up Simon Fraser University Campus shows off eco-friendly, energy efficient lighting system (Vancouver, BC) - Simon Fraser University (SFU) staff will meet with representatives from RUUD Lighting tonight for a tour of the university's energy efficient light installatio...... Click here to read this release



CECO Annual Report - Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 11:01:34 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading b...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference

Published Tue, 23 Sep 2008 09:18:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Business, Environment and Real Estate Reporters and Editors Going green at Bomex Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference BOMEX 2008, hosted by BOMA Canada, takes place September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC. Details of an improved green building certification program wi...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act Alliance endorses Minister Smitherman’s directive to prioritize conservation and renewable energy

Published Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:33:23 EST Read More

Green Energy Act Alliance endorses Minister Smitherman’s directive to prioritize conservation and renewable energy (Toronto, Ontario, September 19, 2008) Yesterday, the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure directed the Ontario Power Authority to review and amend its Integrated Power System Plan (IPSP). The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and other members of the Green E...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX

Published Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:33:31 EST Read More

Going Green with BOMA BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX BOMEX 2008, (September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC) will see the unveiling of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada's new environmental performance standards and certification program. An evolution of BOMA Canada's Go Green and Go Green Plus, this initiative wil...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics applauds City of Welland for choosing LED lighting

Published Thu, 4 Sep 2008 11:05:38 EST Read More

Welland, Ontario based LED manufacturer proud to contribute to program that will save city $250,000 in energy costs per year (Welland, Ontario, September 3, 2008) Last night, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, local politicians and industry representatives celebrated in the Welland City Hall council chambers an outstanding commitment to energy conservation as the City of Wella...... Click here to read this release



Get an eco-education at the Green Building Festival

Published Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:18:28 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Energy Efficiency/Green Building/Lifestyle/City Reporters and Editors Get an eco-education at the Green Building Festival Festival returns with must-attend workshops Canada's largest annual green building event is gearing up for another year with an expanded seminar program. Festival organizers are very excited to introduce two innovative worksho...... Click here to read this release



Grade Grid for Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:35:31 EST Read More

Click 'Download Original Release' to view a table of the complete results from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card. See the media release, and summaries of results, posted to this site for more details. ...... Click here to read this release



Summary of Energy Efficiency Report Card results for New Brunswick, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Prince Edward Island

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:08:46 EST Read More

Click 'Download Original Release' for the second half of a summary of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card. This section includes: New Brunswick, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Prince Edward Island. The first half of the summary is also available on this website. See press release, posted to this site, for further details. ...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:14:37 EST Read More

Federal Government drops on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Energy Efficiency 'Report Card' Ontario and British Columbia make the most progress in improving overall energy efficiency (Ottawa, Ontario, August 12, 2008) Today, the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their National Energy Efficiency Report Card and analysis of the federal, provincial and territ...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will announce new green initiative and awards at Annual Meeting in Vancouver

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2008 17:44:33 EST Read More

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will announce new green initiative and awards at Annual Meeting in Vancouver Media Advisory Attention: News, Assignment, Home, Reporters and Editors - Event Page and Calendar Editors BOMEX® 2008, BOMA Canada\'s Annual National Conference and Exposition at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, September 30 – October 2, 2...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance to release energy efficiency ‘Report Card’ for Provincial, Territorial and Federal Governments

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2008 16:03:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Energy and Environment Editors and Commentators Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance to release energy efficiency ‘Report Card’ for Provincial, Territorial and Federal Governments (Ottawa, 2008) Ken Elsey, President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) will release and analyze the letter grades for the energy efficiency p...... Click here to read this release



The Green Building Festival returns with innovative, market-ready solutions

Published Fri, 1 Aug 2008 11:11:19 EST Read More

It’s Easy Being Green The Green Building Festival returns with innovative, market-ready solutions Canada’s largest annual green building event is gearing up for another year. The Green Building Festival is happening September 9 – 10 2008 at the Toronto Convention Centre on Dixon Road. The show features high-quality, in-depth programming for building professionals w...... Click here to read this release



Energy saving tips for the cottage from Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer

Published Tue, 13 May 2008 12:17:48 EST Read More

Every Kilowatt Counts – Even at the cottage! Easy ways to stay comfortable and save money this summer When you take off for cottage country this summer, don’t leave energy conservation behind! Remember, you’re essentially running two households, so make sure you use energy wisely both at home and the cottage. With over half a million cottages across Canada, cottagers can ma...... Click here to read this release



Light- emitting diodes (LED) and Adaptive Lighting Controls - the next generation of lighting technology showcased at LEDisovery event in Toronto

Published Wed, 26 Mar 2008 08:51:09 EST Read More

Media Release: News, Energy and Technology Editors Light- emitting diodes (LED) and Adaptive Lighting Controls - the next generation of lighting technology showcased at LEDisovery event in Toronto ...... Click here to read this release



CRS LEDs will help restaurant and hospitality industry save on electricity costs

Published Fri, 29 Feb 2008 16:53:30 EST Read More

The LED lighting advantage for the restaurant, food services, hospitality and accommodation sector (Toronto, Canada, March 2, 2008) – Today, Welland Ontario based CRS Electronics launched two new LED (light emitting diode) general lighting products into the Canadian marketplace. The first is the CRS MR16 LED luminaire manufactured by CRS Electronics, the second an LED downlight (often ...... Click here to read this release



Canada's most sustainable cities revealed

Published Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:56:46 EST Read More

Canada's most sustainable cities revealed Saint John, New Brunswick ranks highest in water use while Iqaluit, Nunavut scores lowest on car use (Toronto, Canada, February 11, 2008) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine unveiled the second-annual Corporate Knights Sustainable Cities Ranking list. The comprehensive ranking identifies Canadian cities whose practices leave the smallest...... Click here to read this release



Toronto condominium becomes first residential building in North America to adopt LED lighting as primary lighting source

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2008 09:59:37 EST Read More

*High Resolution photos available Media Release: Attention News/City/Energy/Electricity Reporters and Assignment Editors Toronto condominium becomes first residential building in North America to adopt LED lighting as primary lighting source Ontario manufactured LED installation part of over $2 million in energy efficiency and interior renovations to the landmark Palace Pier...... Click here to read this release