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Proposal Coordinator and Office Administrator job - Posterity Group Consulting - Ottawa, ON

We are currently interested in hearing from well qualified people who can contribute to our growing Ottawa business in the role of <b>Office</b> …

Employment

How Benchmarking Data Can Help Cities Meet Climate Goals - Rocky Mountain Institute

September 12, 2017 | By<p>Cities have set aggressive greenhouse gas reduction targets over the past few years. One of the most aggressive is Fort …

2017 Every Joule Counts | Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

On August 11, 2017, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released Volume Two of her 2016/2017 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, <i>Every</i> …

Energy

Energy Efficiency’s Existential Crisis Is Also an Opportunity

Just about every plan to achieve a clean-energy, low-carbon future includes a large helping of energy efficiency. But while it’s true that efficiency …

Energy

Low Carbon Economy Fund to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate clean growth

The Low Carbon Economy Fund will deliver clean, sustained economic growth for years to come.<p><b>June 15, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario –</b> Environment and Climate …

City launches pilot project to track building energy efficiency

The city launched a three-year pilot project Monday to track the energy efficiency of its large buildings, hoping to have as many as 300 taking part …

Posterity Group’s principles lay foundation for high-growth environment | Ottawa Business Journal

To keep up in the rapidly evolving market for green consulting, a company needs to grow quickly.<p>That’s not an issue for Posterity Group, an …

Fastest Growing Companies: Posterity Group’s principles lay foundation for high-growth environment

<b>TEC member Bryan Flannigan</b> <b>is Principal/Owner</b> <b>of Posterity Group</b><p>Each year, OBJ recognizes the region’s rapidly growing firms with its Fastest Growing …

Energy Efficiency

Does Wasting Home Heating Make You See (Infra)red? - Rocky Mountain Institute

May 23, 2017 | By<p>Have you ever wanted x-ray vision, or to see the hidden features of your home? The City of Vancouver has launched a new effort to …

Housing

Electricity policy is falling behind the energy revolution

<i>Mark Winfield is a professor of environmental studies at York University</i><p>The large-scale electrification of transportation and other energy-based services is widely seen as an important element of efforts to significantly reduce greenhouse-gas emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels. …

'It's early morning all night long': Halifax residents revolt over LED street lights

Cities across Canada are swapping old street lights for more energy efficient LED models and facing an insurmountable problem: a lot of people hate …

Congratulations to the 2017 Forty Under 40 Recipients!

Home <b>›</b> Business <b>›</b> <b>Congratulations to the 2017 Forty Under 40 Recipients!</b><p><i>on</i> April 24, 2017 • ( 0 )<p>The Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business …

Canada

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant

In the blink of a geological eye, climate change has helped reverse the flow of water melting from a glacier in Canada’s Yukon, a hijacking that scientists call “river piracy.”<p>This engaging term refers to one river capturing and diverting the flow of another. It occurred last spring at the …

Climate Change

The next big thing on rooftops

We’ve all seen them but have probably not taken notice — those ubiquitous large metal boxes that sit on top of shopping malls, rec centres, offices …

Energy

Milestone moment as FortisBC launches first ever mobile LNG peak shaving system > FortisBC

It’s no secret that the resort community of Whistler is growing – both in terms of size and population. FortisBC is looking at how to reinforce the …

Mobile

Alberta power utilities see credit ratings cut amid climate-change risks

Alberta's largest power utilities had their creditworthiness downgraded Monday, as major institutional investors warned that corporations face increasing scrutiny over risks related to climate change.<p>DBRS Ltd. cut its ratings on the debt of Calgary-based TransAlta Corp. and Edmonton's Capital Power …

Ontario sells $472M of allowances in 1st cap-and-trade auction

Province sold out of allowances during March 22 auction<p>Ontario's first cap-and-trade auction sold out all current allowances, giving the new market a …

eQuad - Energy Efficiency Finance

There remains a critical financing gap, in particular for small to medium energy efficiency projects. eQuad bridges this gap by combining four …

Energy

Manitoba government to take new steps to control spending, energy conservation

The Manitoba government took steps Thursday to control spending and policies at Crown corporations, and to set up a new agency to promote energy …

Canada

E.P.A. Chief Doubts Consensus View of Climate Change

WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Thursday that carbon dioxide was not a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with the established scientific consensus on climate change.<p>Asked his views on the role of carbon dioxide, the …

Climate

Report: White House planning deep cuts to DOE efficiency, renewables office

Dive Brief:<p>More details on energy policy continue to trickle out of the White House, with Bloomberg reporting that an upcoming budget for the …

Utilities

EPA: White House plans to 'close out' Energy Star, other programs

Johnson argues that regulations aren't a good fit for tech products. He said that while voluntary labeling systems like Energy Star and EnergyGuide …

Consumer Reports

Canada's Hydro One in talks to buy Toronto Hydro: sources

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s Hydro One Ltd is in talks to buy municipal electricity distributor Toronto Hydro Corp for about C$3 billion ($2.2 billion) as the city of Toronto explores options to finance various infrastructure projects, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.<p>The two …

Canada

Hydro rates to drop 17%, but Ontarians will pay for it later

Average household electricity bill in the province has doubled over the past decade<p>Residential and small business hydro bills in Ontario will drop by …

Ontario opposition parties spar over NDP plan to reduce hydro rates

NDP says plan includes making Hydro One public, re-negotiating previous power contracts<p>Ontario's New Democratic Party says a recently-announced plan …

The economic case for retrofitting buildings

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories</i> here.<p>Beyond social responsibility, more and more data are proving it makes economic …

Preliminary Energy Savings Announced for ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

ATLANTA - More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by ...

U.S. Department of Energy

Tackling Ontario's Electricity Prices

Ontario