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  • Green Roofs: The Future, or NOW!

    by Rascom GreenBuild Services on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 at 17:16 · You would think that “Green or Eco” roofing would be a fairly new trend when it comes to living green; however, that’s not the case. According to Greenroof.org (www.greenroof.org), “Green or Eco” Roofing has been well established in Europe for years through government intervention and support. Germany has been using modern green roof technology since the early seventies (Sources: Green Roof Technology website- http://www.greenrooftechnology.com/history-of-green-roofs). So what are some of the benefits? The International Green Roof Association (www.irga-world.com) gives a list of benefits such as: decreased noise levels, acts as heat shield and assist in storm water retention decreased dust and smog levels acts as a natural habitat for animals and plants   Here in Toronto, a bylaw was passed with regards to the construction of Green or “Eco” Roof in 2009; being the first ...

    Posted at April 17, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • We pay for your retrofit and you share the savings | TowerWise

    This is a very interesting offer from The Toronto Atmospheric Fund. In the right circumstances, it removes the obstacles for retrofitting properties that badly need ways to reduce energy consumption.   Read below for more details, and please comment, leave a thought..... Do you think this is a beneficial program?   Greening buildings About TowerWise Tools & Resources News Info sources Search Contact Upcoming EventsBoiler Training Course for Everyday Building, Plant & Facility MaintenanceMay. 30, 2012Quick LinksTools & FAQs Incentives WebinarsCalculatorsCase studiesEnergy retrofits can boost cash flow and lessen the overall cost impact of other building upgrades.Sign up for our e-newsletter, Looking Up We pay for your retrofit and you share the savingsThe Toronto Atmospheric Funds Energy Savings Purchase Agreement program is a unique approach to financing building energy retrofits.  We are so confident that energy upgrades will save you money, that we will pre-purchase ...

    Posted at April 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • Healthcare Market Report as Posted by Andrew Bowerbank

    http://www.bowerbank.co/fileadmin/pdf/DCL_Healthcare_Market_Report_2012_-online_lowres.pdf

    Posted at April 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • Video: Elon Musk on The Daily Show — Cleantech News and Analysis

    Video: Elon Musk on The Daily Show — Cleantech News and Analysis.   As John Stewart says in this interview with Tesla co-founder Elon Musk: a lot of people talk a good talk about ambition and sustainability, but not everyone builds a rocket, an electric car and a company to proliferate solar power.

    Posted at April 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • The i4innovations Daily

    Headlines: The Green Business Entrepreneurs Success Summit Event Overview The Green Business Entrepreneurs Success Summit is a week long alternative Green MBA – a virtual event designed to take you through the stages of green entrepreneurship, while provide... Read more.. The i4innovations Daily.    

    Posted at April 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • Small Spaces Recycling > Home

    Small Spaces Recycling > Home. New Company!  Come take a look!

    Posted at April 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • Eco-terrorist Wiebo Ludwig dies | Canada | News | Toronto Sun

    Eco-terrorist Wiebo Ludwig dies | Canada | News | Toronto Sun.

    Posted at April 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • OAA.on.ca : 2012 Ontario Building Code SB-12: Energy Efficiency Requirements for Housing

    2012 Ontario Building Code SB-12: Energy Efficiency Requirements for Housing via OAA.on.ca : 2012 Ontario Building Code SB-12: Energy Efficiency Requirements for Housing.   Provider: The Ontario Association of Architects Location: March 6, 2012 - Toronto March 27, 2012 - Ottawa March 30 - Thunder Bay April 3, 2012 - Grimsby April 13, 2012 - Kingston April 17, 2012 - Peterborough May 1, 2012 - Kitchener The new 2012 energy efficiency requirements for housing became mandatory on January 1st 2012. The introduction of Supplementary Standard ...

    Posted at April 4, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • BETTER BUILDINGS PARTNERSHIP » Blog Archive » saveONenergy Incentive Programs

    NEWS & EVENTS saveONenergy Incentive Programs April 12, 2012 Toronto Hydro offers financial incentives to help you conserve and manage your electricity costs. Attend this information session to find out about opportunities that can be incorporated into your energy management plan. Topics: What dollars are available for energy efficiency projects What is the incentive process How to start a RETROFIT project online to replace existing inefficient equipment Link: saveONenergy Incentive Programs BBP regularly organizes events and seminars, program updates and conferences. Check the News & Events section regularly for new updates. via BETTER BUILDINGS PARTNERSHIP » Blog Archive » saveONenergy Incentive Programs.

    Posted at April 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Talk | 0 Comment
  • Ontario Energy Efficiency Grants and Incentives Programs for Business « Monster Commercial | Knowledge For Tenants and Investors

    Ontario Energy Efficiency Grants and Incentives Programs for Business Utilizing Incentive Programs Make Good Buinsess Sense Building Science Forum©

    Posted at April 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Talk | 0 Comment
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