Canadian cities embrace a more climate-friendly form of cooling
6/2023 - NATIONAL OBSERVER - “By 2025 Toronto Green Standard will be strong enough to ensure most new buildings have heat pumps. For existing buildings and repairs, there’s no such policy requirement, but we want to see heat pumps everywhere possible,” Bryan Purcell
How a downtown Toronto condo defied the odds to save energy and money
5/2023 - TORONTO STAR: “This particular project, we were interested right off the bat because of the emission reduction potential for sure, but also because of this particular use of technology: A drop-in replacement for a chiller really has the potential to scale and we wanted to do what we could to make sure the project was a success,” said Keith Burrows, TAF's Director of Low-Carbon Buildings.
Ontario’s carbon emissions rose only slightly in 2021 and pandemic-driven shifts could be why
4/2023 - "Climate action really is going to create a lot of benefits, and it's important to make sure that the government follows through," said Ekaterina Tzekova, director of research and innovation for The Atmospheric Fund
Could offshore wind in the Great Lakes provide the cheap, clean power Ontario needs?
4/2023 - Offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes could provide enough carbon-free energy to meet all of Ontario’s growing demand at nearly half the cost of new nuclear reactors. There’s just one problem: Ontario declared a moratorium on offshore wind projects in 2011.