How TAF is leading a important study of indoor environmental quality in Toronto's apartment buildings.
Earlier this month, the International Union of Architects (UIA) issued a stunning announcement. Member organizations of the UIA – representing more than 1.3 million architects in 124 countries around the world – unanimously adopted the “2050 Imperative,” a declaration to eliminate CO2 emissions in […]
While a lot of our work at Toronto Atmospheric Fund is focused on making the city’s buildings more energy efficient, we’ve started to turn our attention to other concerns inside the building.
Initially, we were strictly involved with the implementation of energy-efficient measures aimed at […]
The residents of Robert Cooke Co-Operative Homes now have a brand new, energy-efficient heating and cooling system in their 13-storey building. Appliances and fixtures – stoves, fridges and toilets – have been upgraded to energy efficient models in the co-op’s 123 apartments, as has […]
The Ontario government’s recent announcement that new nuclear reactors will not be part of Ontario’s long-term electricity plan is good news for health, the environment, and the economy. We don’t need to spend over $26 billion (plus inevitable cost over-runs) when electricity demand decreased […]