The Globe and Mail's personal finance columnist Rob Carrick takes a look at the plummeting costs of green home retrofits.
Saul Griffith writes that the challenges are daunting, but the politics will change when economic benefits are widely felt.
The Mission from MaRS startup’s brilliantly simple heat pumps are already saving tonnes of energy and money across Atlantic Canada.
Harbord Village Residents' Association NetZero Heat Pump Webinar
Don Pittis highlights Vancouver's grants for home retrofits since market forces alone won't end our natural gas addiction.
The Globe and Mail featured an interview with Blair Scorgie, a resident of nearby Leslieville who has all but cut off his gas (he hopes to replace his stove soon!) The interview is heavy on numbers, but shows that these kinds of home retrofits are happening across the city right now!
On August 17th, the BetterHomesTO Residential Decarbonization Project hosted a webinar featuring Toronto resident Mike Kurz, who has completely cut off the natural gas line to his house.
Vancouver has a $9,000 grant for homeowners to install a heat pump
An idea that Toronto may want to consider.
Now Magazine has published a piece featuring the Pocket Change Project. Check out Natalia Manzocco’s article from September 16, 2019.