ClimateWise Challenge Resources

ClimateWise Challenge Guides

Quick Start Guide

Getting all set up to participate in the ClimateWise Challenge is as easy as 1... 2.. 3... The Quick Start Guide shows you how.

Quick Start Guide

Portfolio Manager User Guide

Designed specifically for the ClimateWise Building Challenge, this Portfolio Manager User Guide will get you up to speed quickly using an easy to follow, step by step, process.

Portfolio Manager Guide

Case Studies

Case Study: 407 ETR lighting project

LED lighting leads to a more eco-friendly organization

407 ETR lighting project

Case Study: Alectra’s dynaCERT’s HydraGen™ Fleet Pilot

Reduction by over 16,000 kgCO2e expected through fleet technology upgrade

Alectra’s dynaCERT’s HydraGen™ Fleet Pilot

Case Study: CIBC - BGIS Energy Optimization Solutions

Smart Retail Controls (SRC) generate $1.6MM in savings since 2018 pilot

CIBC - BGIS Energy Optimization Solutions

Case Study: Compugen Finance Inc. Carbon Bank™ Program

Compugen Finance Inc. is focused on Climate Action with innovative programs like Green4Good™ and Carbon Bank™, the World’s first IT Asset Disposition Carbon Offsetting Project.

Compugen Finance Inc. Carbon Bank™ Program

Case Study: Net Zero Journey, City of Markham

Markham develops Near Net Zero Roadmaps for 4 community centres and 3 fire stations

Net Zero Journey, City of Markham

Case Study: Circularity for Pool Filter Sand, Town of Newmarket

Magna Centre Pool Filter Sand diverted from landfill through circular solution

Circularity for Pool Filter Sand, Town of Newmarket

Case Study: Town Offices Energy Savings, Town of Newmarket

Savings of 45% gained through a 4 year project of energy reduction upgrades

Town Offices Energy Savings, Town of Newmarket

Case Study: Richmond Hill Tom Graham Arena

Significant energy use reductions with low-emissivity ceilings in ice rink

Richmond Hill Tom Graham Arena

Commercial Tenant Resources

Successes in sustainability: landlords and tenants team up to improve energy efficiency

Case study examples of how landlords and tenants are tapping into the power of collaboration to overcome barriers to high-performance buildings.

Download the Energy Star document

Successes in sustainability: key points and summary

A quick read and summary of the key points taken from the Energy Star document referenced above (Successes in sustainability: landlords and tenants team up to improve energy efficiency).

Commercial tenant case study summary

Join the Challenge

Support local business taking climate action in York Region:

Tree Frog
Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Faith & the Common Good
The Regional Municipality of York
Man Brothers
Compugen
Hope House Community Hospice
Rouge River Farms
Riverside Natural Foods
Town of Newmarket
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
Brain Power
York Region Food Network
Toronto Waldorf School
Markham Fair
Irvine Generations
City of Markham
407 ETR
City of Vaughan
Royal Envelope
Alectra Utilites
Reesor's Good Food
Toromont Cat
Holy Trinity Thornhill
Natural Resources Canada BOMA Toronto