Latest Updates

What does a PC government mean for green business?

Online recording

Did you miss the ClimateWise webinar on what the Ontario election results mean for green business? Want to revisit some of the topics covered? The recording is now available on the ClimateWise YouTube channel.

Watch the webinar

Power Off and Play workshop "Engaging and exciting"

ECE workshop educated attendees about screen time & risky play

On July 4th the Healthy Kids Community Challenge with Windfall Ecology Centre ran a workshop for ECEs and students. Speakers came from accross the province to educate about screen time limits and the value of risky play. ECEs commented that they would try and increase risky play/decrease screen time. Over 60 people showed up and it was deemed a huge success.

Beat the heat!

Stay cool with the Home Energy Conservation Program

In the summer months, air conditioning accounts for up to 50% of your energy bill. If you live in an older home, you could be losing cool air through poorly insulated walls and other sneaky leaks you don't know about. Book a home energy assessment and our Registered Energy Advisor will show you how to beat the heat and stay cool.

Book an assessment

ClimateWise releases the 2017 Annual Report

ClimateWise Business Network is proud to present the 2017 annual report. The report highlights the sustainability achievements of ClimateWise members over the past year. We are excited by the diversity of member organizations demonstrating leadership through their sustainability initiatives.

Download the annual report

Windfall Centre awarded for Organizational Resilience

Green Communities Canada

Windfall Ecology Centre is the recipient of the Organizational Resilience award, presented by Green Communities Canada. Windfall Centre was recognized for 20 years of success in the environmental community.

Awards

Holy Spirit C.E.S. completes a Depave

Students love the "beautiful place to play in place of a concrete jungle"

Windfall Centre teamed up with staff, students and parents at Holy Spirit Catholic Elementary School on Thursday October 19, 2017 to transform the paved Kindergarten area into a greener piece of paradise. In May and June, 2018 the project was completed with the addition of natural wood furniture and a native plant garden. Thanks to everyone involved.

Read More Here

Green Ontario Fund now closed

Although it was a key energy efficiency incentive program, there are still other rebate options for Ontario homeowners to use. The Home Energy Conservation Program is available to help energy-conscious homeowners reduce their use and save on their energy bills. Book an audit today to take advantage of the program.

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We're hiring: Energy Advisors

Windfall Centre is seeking a Certified/Registered Energy Advisor or a recent grad to join our energy team. If you have specialized knowledge of energy-efficiency building science, and are willing to undergo training, apply today!

Please email a cover letter and resume to Attn: Jen Atkinson, careers@windfallcentre.ca, subject line: Residential Energy Advisor opportunity.

Job description

Office space available at Windfall Centre

Spaces start at $300/month

Windfall Centre offers a unique work space environment. Located within Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area, you can experience stunning natural views and kilometres of trails. For the opportunity to share a space with creative, like-minded individuals in a relaxed and friendly environment, contact us.

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New incentives for home energy upgrades

Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000

Qualified home owners can now earn up to $6,355 in incentives for making eligible energy efficiency improvements to their homes through the Enbridge Home Energy Conservation Program. Additional incentives are now available for electrically heated homes.

Learn more: Windfall Home Energy Solutions