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MultiFamily Residential Retrofit Webinar

Sustainable Buildings Canada

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

MultiFamily Residential Retrofit Webinar

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10 residential energy saving retrofit case studies funded by the Multifamily Energy Efficiency Rebates (MEER) program

Learn how to access up to 40% funding for your own multi-unit residential retrofits, even if they are already completed.


GreenSaver MEER

Up to 40% funding for multi-unit residential energy efficiency retrofits available until December 31


The MEER program is a province-wide initiative funded by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and managed by GreenSaver. Multifamily Energy Efficiency Rebates are financial incentives offered to building owners and managers for undertaking energy efficiency upgrades in their buildings.

The webinar will present case studies on various types of retrofits; building envelope, HVAC systems, lighting, appliances, elevators, controls etc. We will look at the financial benefits of reduced capital costs and operational savings, the energy savings, other “soft” benefits, owner motivation, tenant engagement, practical considerations of retrofitting inhabited buildings, and considerations of codes and regulations that may have had an impact. 

Presenter: TOM PONESSA, DELCAN

Tom has been involved in sustainable design for 15 years. He is the Integration Manager for Sustainable Design with Delcan and Sustainable Buildings Canada’s Director of Programs and has been responsible for the annual Toronto Regional Green Building Festival and its secretariat since its inception. Tom has enjoyed developing content for the festival and is grateful for the highly positive feedback from many of Canada’s leaders in sustainable design. He has managed and occasionally facilitated many of SBC’s Integrated Design process charrettes including Regent Park, Cornwall PEI Town Hall, BMO Stadium, Rogers Centre and Green Phoenix affordable housing. At the Design Exchange he initiated and ran programming around sustainable design and worked on two committees for Milton’s Eco-Tech Village. Tom has acted as an awards judge for the Ontario Home Builders, R-2000 and the Cement Association of Canada. In 1992 he developed and promoted a prototypical sustainable home for a northern climate conceived as a complete system integrating situation, landscaping, energy, materials, waste and water. Tom has degrees in Architecture (Dalhousie) and Urban Geography (Toronto).

Have questions about MultiFamily Residential Retrofit Webinar? Contact Sustainable Buildings Canada

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)


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Sustainable Buildings Canada

Since its inception in 2002, SBC has educated, supported, and empowered building professionals and policy makers across Canada. SBC’s acclaimed Design Charrettes showcase architectural and operational principles and help transform the building industry to achieve higher levels of environmental performance. SBC is the host of the annual Green Building Festival. Along with its members and partner organizations, SBC furthers sustainable building practices by increasing coherence among fragmented industry activities and linking green commercial buildings and houses to green communities. www.sbcanada.org

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