2014

Investeco – $200,000
Investeco Fund IV: TAF invested in Investeco’s Sustainable Food Fund, which supports companies that improve the sustainability or health of food or agriculture systems and that contribute to carbon reductions, for example, the development of price-competitive, bio-based and compostable plastics.

YMCA – $250,000
Harmonizer Retrofit: TAF financed the installation of an electricity-saving measure called the Harmonizer at six YMCA locations. This equipment helps electrical equipment at the YMCA facilities operate at a  controlled voltage level, reducing energy costs and extending equipment life.

2013

Robert Cooke Co-operative Homes Inc. – $740,000
Multi-measure Energy Retrofit: TAF financed a new, energy-efficient heating and cooling system in this 13-storey building. Hallway lighting has been upgraded and appliances and fixtures – stoves, fridges and toilets – have been upgraded to energy-efficient models in the co-op’s 123 apartments. The financing will be repaid through the energy savings.

Cathedral Hill Condominiums – $750,000
Green Condo Loan: TAF provided financing for the energy-efficient construction of this high-rise and townhouse condo by Windmill Development Group in Ottawa. It is 43 per cent more energy efficient than required by the Ontario Building Code due to energy recovery systems, a high-performance envelope and glazing, a variable refrigerant flow air thermal circulation system, and super-efficient lighting.

2012

Harbourfront Centre – $117,000
Harbourfront Energy Efficiency Retrofit: Using an Energy Savings Performance Agreement, TAF financed the installation of energy-efficiency measures at three buildings at Harbourfront Centre.

York Condominium Corporation 132 – 5 Old Sheppard – $355,000
5 Old Sheppard Energy Efficiency Retrofit: TAF provided a loan to cover the incremental costs of high-efficiency equipment including boilers, a make-up air unit, lighting and water conservation measures. As a result, the building is expected to reduce its energy use and GHG emissions by 25%.

M5V Condominium – $635,000
Installation of High-Performance Energy Equipment in a New Condo: TAF provided its signature Green Condo Loan to cover the incremental cost of dramatically exceeding building-code efficiency requirements, to be repaid by the condo corporation using the expected utility-bill savings of over $150K per year. Energy-efficiency measures included high-efficiency HVAC equipment, building automation and smart lighting controls.

2011

GEMCO – $412,000
Commerical Solar Hot Water at City of Toronto Facilities: TAF provided an investment to GEMCO to support the installation of commercial solar hot water systems at the Toronto Zoo, Birchmount Recreation Centre and True Davidson Nursing Home.

Investeco – $200,000
Investeco Fund III: TAF invested in a private equity fund focused on green investment opportunities, including infrastructure, energy efficiency, smart grid and renewable power, water quality and efficiency, sustainable agriculture, real estate and other categories.

SolarShare – $282,353
Community Solar Power: TAF Invested in the first SolarShare properties – 16 ground-mounted 10 kW photovoltaic arrays. SolarShare is now the largest renewable energy co-op in Canada.

2010

Tridel – Grand Triomphe 2 – $600,000
Installation of High-Performance Energy Equipment in a New Condo: TAF provided its signature Green Condo Loan to cover the incremental cost of dramatically exceeding building code efficiency requirements, and will be repaid by the condo corporation using the expected utility bill savings. Energy-efficiency measures include high-efficiency HVAC equipment, building automation and smart lighting controls.

Pure Energies – $650,000
Photovoltaic System Development: Pure Energies installed 42 photovoltaic systems under the microFIT program on residential houses in new subdivisions and on existing homes in and around the Toronto area.