TORONTO (November 25, 2014) – The global campaign to ban neonicotinoid pesticides took a big step forward in Ontario today. The provincial government — using its own pesticide control legislation — will reduce the use of neonicotinoid pesticides by 80%. The Sierra Club Canada Foundation looks forward to participating in the public consultation in Ontario. […]
Build your skills in determining the appropriate level of effort, actions, national and local standards, cost options, and reasonable timelines in an effectively commissioning an existing building. After taking this half-day course, you’ll be able to correctly and consistently interpret LEED requirements, develop effective requests for proposals, differentiate between service providers, and consistently identify the quality of service received in commissioning or recommissioning buildings.
This one-day interactive workshop discusses the LEED certification process and the tools in place to assist applicants seeking LEED Canada project certification for New Construction. This workshop addresses a number of the more complex documentation requirements in the LEED NC 1.0 + addendum and application guides for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURB), Campus and Multiple Buildings (CMB) and Core and Shell (CS).
Kingspan Solar Inc. will provide an overview of solar thermal hot water heating and their evacuated tube collector Thermomax. This will include how solar thermal works, typical applications, the business case for action and examples of local installations.
The Kids’ World of Energy Festival brings together over 4000 students, youth, volunteers and families to engage with hands-on learning about renewable energy. Taking place at the Evergreen Brick Works, this festival will feature 3 curriculum-linked days designed specially for grade 5 and 6 classes, and 2 public days open to the community.