Energy Benchmarking & Reporting: TAF presents to Ontario Standing Committee
2/2016 - TAF has supported energy benchmarking as a best practice in the real estate industry for about 10 years. As part of the Building Value project, TAF conducted extensive research and consultation to explore the potential benefits of a municipal or province-wide benchmarking policy. TAF's Director of Policy & Programs Bryan Purcell testified in front of the Ontario Legislative Assembly's Standing Committee on General Government in favour of this policy tool.
Trudeau’s climate platform: 6 promises we’re watching
10/2015 - For the 27 million Canadians living in cities, it’s notable that the new Liberal government has made some important commitments to urban sustainability. The Party’s on-line election platform has an overwhelming raft of content, So we’ve put together a summary of the key elements that focus on climate change, cities, and the low-carbon economy. We hope this record of the tangible commitments made during the election can act as a reference point for measuring this government’s progress over time.