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Low carbon, high performance housing

Look beyond the prescriptive and restrictive trending “brands” of energy efficient housing like net zero. Discover how you can build low carbon, high performance houses that are not only attractive and comfortable but sustainable as well — built better than code. Ninety housing industry experts enjoyed a dinner and presentation on how to build low carbon homes that are better than code and are marketable to consumers as stylish and comfortable.  Keynote speaker Bruce Manwaring of Enbridge kicked off the…

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Strategic Planning Process

The Sustainable Housing Foundation Board undertook a review of its strategic plan during the fall of 2017 with the assistance of experienced business consultant Fred Pidsadny. The process resulted in a refocused mission and vision statement. The process of developing a new, focused strategic plan involved several working sessions during which the Board took a hard look at what the Foundation had accomplished in the past and the vision for the Foundation’s future. After the visioning process, the Board looked…

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MPP Outreach

The Sustainable Housing Foundation Board, in conjunction with board members from CRESNET (Canadian Residential Energy Services Network) undertook a campaign to lobby opposition MPPs at Queen’s Park about the Liberal government’s move to bring in compulsory Home Energy Rating and Disclosure (HER&D). In the spring/summer of 2016, a select group of board members from SHF and CRESNET developed a campaign to lobby some of the Conservative critics about the compulsory Home Energy Rating and Disclosure (HER&D) program the Liberal government…

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