Making Progress on Sustainable Energy Community Development

QUEST has released the 'Integrated Community Energy Solutions Progress Report for British Columbia'.
Posted On 12 Aug 2013
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Raising the Roof: How To Create Wealth Through Buildings

GLOBE-Net, July 16, 2013 – Although the global energy efficiency market could be worth $245 billion per year by 2020, project uptake has been miniscule in comparison to its potential. This situation is about to change due to a variety of innovations in finance, technology,...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013
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Europe can save EUR 45 billion in its pursuit of renewables

Building renewable energy installations in the wrong places is costing EUR 45 billions
Posted On 15 May 2013

R-2000 Net-Zero Energy Pilot Launched

GLOBE-Net, May 10, 2013 – Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is undertaking an R-2000 Net Zero Energy pilot (the Pilot) to recognize builders and homes reaching net zero energy performance in Canada, and to pilot the next generation of NRCan’s 2014 R-2000 Standard and...
Posted On 10 May 2013

New Initiative for Building Lower Carbon Cities – Lafarge Acts

  GLOBE-Net, May 3, 2013 – Lafarge Canada Inc, Natural Resources Canada, the Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy and Carbon Management Canada have announced plans to join forces and are investing more than $8 million to develop innovative...
Posted On 03 May 2013

Scaled-Up Investments in Sustainable Cities is Key to Sustainable Economy

  GLOBE-Net, April 17, 2013 – Investing in sustainable infrastructures and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth with lower rates of environmental degradation, reductions in poverty, cuts in greenhouse gases,...
Posted On 24 Apr 2013
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First Home in Canada Under New ENERGY STAR Standard Unveiled

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – The first home in Canada qualified under the new ENERGY STAR® for New Homes (ESNH) Standard was unveiled last week in Guelph Ontario. The custom home, built by Sloot Construction Ltd., is located in Phase II of the Hale’s Manor...
Posted On 10 Apr 2013

Creating Tomorrow’s Clean Dream Home: ‘Soft’ But Resilient

  GLOBE-Net, March 27, 2013 –  Most consider the architecture of housing to be hard, fixed and permanent. But Sheila Kennedy, MIT professor of the practice of architecture and a founding principal of the architectural firm KVA Matx, has a different idea. Kennedy and her...
Posted On 27 Mar 2013