TRCA’s public engagement strategy

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is mandated to ensure the conservation, restoration and responsible management of water, land and natural habitats within the 10 watersheds (and the Lake Ontario lakefront) that make up the TRCA’s jurisdiction through programs that balance human, environmental and economic needs. An important part of this work is engaging community members [...]

By |2017-06-23T16:56:13-04:00June 23rd, 2017|Ideas|0 Comments

Energy management plans for University Health Network (UHN) hospitals

IndEco, as part of our role as project managers of UHN’s comprehensive energy management and engagement program – TLC, Care to Conserve, has prepared energy management plans for UHN’s three hospitals – Toronto Western Hospital (2008-2011), Toronto General Hospital (2009-2012) and Princess Margaret Hospital (2010-2013). These three-year energy plans provide a detailed framework for all [...]

By |2017-05-19T22:17:17-04:00October 15th, 2013|Ideas|0 Comments

Smart grid consumer engagement

Smart grid technologies offer exciting possibilities for electricity system stakeholders. For electric utilities and electricity system operators, they provide tools to address peak demand, to improve system reliability, and to manage distributed generation and energy storage technologies. For consumers, smart grid technologies can provide new opportunities to manage electricity use, to control bills, and to [...]

By |2017-05-05T12:28:24-04:00February 6th, 2013|Ideas, Utilities|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 |2017-06-04T14:13:32-04:00April 12th, 2012|Ideas|0 Comments
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