Insulation information to help you keep the cold away

Insulation information to help you keep the cold away

It might be mild in many parts of the country, but do not be fooled. Another Canadian winter is soon upon us, and we can expect to feel the first cold snap nip at our noses and toes — and our wallets. The good news is, there is a way to stay comfortable and...
Comfort of Energy Efficient Homes: Discussion at CHBA fall meetings

Comfort of Energy Efficient Homes: Discussion at CHBA fall meetings

As we have reported several times, excellent progress is being made to improve the energy efficiency of all new homes. There have been several programs (for example, ECO Energy and Reno Quebec) to help homeowners upgrade older homes. However not all sectors are moving...
Making the Invisible Visible

Making the Invisible Visible

Buildings are energy hogs.  Nearly half (49.6%) of the total energy consumption of commercial and industrial buildings in Canada is used for heating and cooling spaces, which contributes to 42.9 per cent of the sectors’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  Thus it is...