Tim Ehlich

About Tim Ehlich

Tim Ehlich is TAF's Communications Manager.

ZeroHouse: A made-in-Toronto net zero housing solution

By |January 19th, 2018|

How can we reduce emissions from new residential buildings while addressing the housing shortage in the GTHA, especially the gap between high-rises and detached homes? The ZeroHouse, co-developed by Ryerson University students and the Endeavour Centre, shows how to address both issues.

Next phase of TowerWise program will show path to deep building energy efficiency

By |December 14th, 2017|

TAF has unveiled plans for the next phase of its successful TowerWise retrofit program for multi-residential buildings thanks to funding from Natural Resources Canada and the IESO.

Next phase of TowerWise program set to show path to deep building energy efficiency

By |December 14th, 2017|

TAF is launching the next phase of its TowerWise retrofit program. It will include four demonstration sites with different building types, demographics, and ownership structures in Toronto and Hamilton, representing the broader multi-residential sector – including social housing.

CBC Here and Now: Ontario’s new ethanol plan is one step towards reducing transportation emissions

By |December 5th, 2017|

As part of its efforts to increase fuel efficiency and lower carbon emissions from transportation, the Province of Ontario plans to double the amount of ethanol in gasoline by 2020. On CBC's Here and Now, The Atmospheric Fund CEO Julia Langer explains why this policy change could turn out to be a useful step in tackling Ontario's emissions and help achieve our TransformTO climate goals.

80×50 E-News November, 2017

By |November 14th, 2017|

There's plenty of news on TransformTO: Toronto's Board of Health calls for full funding for the plan to tackle air pollution, TAF and the City share a prestigious award for the climate change plan, and an exciting TransformTO-inspired photo contest kicks off.

Toronto Star: TTC plans to buy first electric buses, targets emissions-free fleet by 2040

By |November 8th, 2017|

A report for the TTC board recommends buying 30 battery electric buses by 2019, at a cost of up to $50 million. Electrifying the city's transit fleet is a key part of the TransformTO climate plan, the article points out.

Toronto Star: Electric cars, bike lanes among ways to reduce Toronto’s air pollution – new report

By |October 27th, 2017|

Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health estimates dirty air causes 1,300 premature deaths and says vehicle emissions are the reason. The report by Dr. Eileen de Villa calls for full funding for TransformTO - a recommendation adopted by the Board of Health.

80×50 E-News October, 2017

By |October 24th, 2017|

Toronto is making progress on key stepping stones for the TransformTO vision with committee approval for the Toronto Green Standard 3.0 for new buildings and making the Bloor bike lanes permanent. New York City ups the ante with a new ambitious climate plan that would set mandatory energy efficiency targets for existing buildings.

New standard paves way for near zero-emissions buildings in Toronto

By |October 13th, 2017|

The Toronto Green Standard 3.0, co-developed by TAF, has received committee approval and will go to City Council in December.

Toronto amps up climate leadership with new construction standards

By |October 13th, 2017|

Committee approval for the new Toronto Green Standard, co-developed by TAF together with the City, is a major step forward on the path to near-zero emissions construction. A key element of the TransformTO climate plan, the new standard will reach City Council in November.