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IndEco presentation at LAS Connections 2012

Regulation 397/11 of the Green Energy Act requires all Ontario public agencies – including municipalities, post-secondary educational institutions, school boards, and hospitals – to prepare energy management plans and report annually on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. As part of the Local Authority Services 2012 Connections Energy Symposium Shona Adamson will be joined by [...]

By | 2017-05-22T17:13:24+00:00 December 6th, 2012|News|0 Comments

University of Western Ontario energy and water management master plan

IndEco worked with University of Western Ontario students, faculty, and staff to develop the institution’s Energy and Water Management Master Plan. Drawing on audits, data analysis, research, benchmarking, and strategic planning, the 10-year Master Plan includes goals and targets for energy and water management, and specific actions to achieve these goals. “IndEco prepared a comprehensive [...]

By | 2017-05-22T16:47:28+00:00 July 13th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Road to health: Improving walking and cycling in Toronto

Land use and transportation systems are closely linked to Torontonians' low levels of daily physical activity, and increasing levels of chronic disease. Active transportation is at the forefront of efforts to design healthier communities and transportation. Toronto Public Health retained IndEco to review the literature on active transportation, gather and analyze Toronto-specific data, quantify the [...]

By | 2017-11-16T11:33:15+00:00 April 24th, 2012|Ideas|0 Comments

IndEco develops energy engagement program training manual for NRCan

Designing, implementing, and evaluating an energy engagement program is an excellent means to achieve and sustain energy savings in a building. But behaviour change is not easy. People are creatures of habit, and most prefer doing things that are easy and habitual over things that require more attention. Also, people tend to dislike being told [...]

By | 2017-06-04T14:13:32+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Ideas|0 Comments