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ClimateWise guides York Region businesses to greenhouse gas reduction

There's a climate change movement happening in York Region's backyard and ClimateWise is here to help your business take action. Make the commitment and join together with 23 local businesses and over 250 businesses province wide to track, measure, and reduce your carbon emissions.

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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 further training, apply today!

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

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Hubs of green economic activity

Aiming to help businesses reduce their carbon footprints

Green Economy Canada Hubs such as ClimateWise are helping businesses achieve their sustainability goals. With support from the government, 250 businesses across Ontario have collectively achieved a reduction of 47,140 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions – equivalent to taking 10,094 cars off the road for a year.

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Nature Backpack program expands

Now piloting in 4 schools in Aurora

Building on the great success from our Backpack program in the libraries, we have expanded our program to schools. More children and parents can now Power off and Play , explore nature and read books together in Aurora. A huge thank you to York Region Public Health for getting this project off the ground.

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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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High energy bills? We can help!

Upgrade your home with the Home Energy Conservation Program

When it comes to energy bills, no one likes surprises. Luckily, there are measures you can take to address high energy usage, keeping your monthly bills low and manageable. With the warming weather, there has never been a better time to book your FREE home energy assessment. Take advantage of the program and learn how you can save money and energy.

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Ontario Investing $2.55 million in sustainable businesses

Friday, April 20, 2018

Ontario is partnering with Green Economy Canada (formerly Sustainability CoLab) to help medium-sized businesses in seven communities across the province, including York Region, to set and achieve greenhouse gas reduction targets. The investment helps Hubs such as ClimateWise Business Network, get more businesses involved in taking action against climate change.

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Power Off and Play! Conference a success

Students, parents, educators gathered for advice on powering off

Representatives from every primary school in Aurora gathered at the YCDSB Office to self-assess how much time they spend on screen devices, hear from experts about the pros and cons of technology use, why children should unplug, how screen time impacts children, screen addiction and how to choose the right kind of digital media, as well as screen alternatives.

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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