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

Nestlé – Improving Product Performance Along the Value Chain

Nestle sets out commitments to society and sustainability to achieve by 2020 or earlier.
Posted On 06 May 2013

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

Water and Food Security – Increasing Water-Use Efficiency in Agriculture

Water scarcity affects one in three people on Earth
Posted On 18 Mar 2013

Reigniting Cleantech: Top 5 Reasons for a Post Bubble Party

Talk about the demise of cleantech seems silly to me.
Posted On 06 Mar 2013

Utilities Urged to Ramp Up Investments in Renewable Energy

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – Major U.S. investors and pension funds have filed shareholder resolutions with five electric power utilities –Ameren, Cleco, DTE Energy, FirstEnergy, SCANA– urging them to increase deployment of renewable energy and energy...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

Climate and Clean Air Coalition One Year Old Today

In its first year the Coalition has been brilliant in developing a spirit of urgent optimism,
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Business – University Collaborations on the Rise Says New Report

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) released a three-year progress report on its Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation (SPI), at the Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation....
Posted On 19 Feb 2013