Quebec already has what it needs to reduce fossil fuels consumption

The recent releases of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and the federal government’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan have discouraged many people. In Quebec, however, it is already possible to considerably reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and energy waste.  Continuer la lecture “Quebec already has what it needs to reduce fossil fuels consumption”

Ecosystem Accepted into NYC Accelerator Program

Ecosystem is proud to be accepted into the NYC Accelerator’s Service Provider Program. Launched by the Mayor’s Office of Climate and Sustainability, this program works with thousands of buildings across the city to lower carbon emissions. It connects building owners with vetted experts like Ecosystem to provide free technical guidance to achieve their energy goals, control costs, boost building performance, and meet local law compliance.  Continuer la lecture “Ecosystem Accepted into NYC Accelerator Program”

The NYC Energy Landscape – A Cheat Sheet

The energy landscape in New York City is rapidly changing. As part of efforts to increase sustainability and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions, a series of legislative measures were passed that directly affect a majority of buildings. Navigating these new laws can be challenging. At Ecosystem, we are actively helping building owners and managers respond to these new challenges, implementing projects that eliminate fines, improve energy grades, and take advantage of incentive programs to keep costs low. We’ve put together this quick cheat sheet to help you remember some important regulations and how they may impact you and convey this information to your clients. Continuer la lecture “The NYC Energy Landscape – A Cheat Sheet”

Innovation at the heart of the UQTR project

A focus on delivering outcomes, combined with cutting-edge technological solutions, resulted in a successful deep energy retrofit at the University of Québec in Trois-Rivières (UQTR). This ASHRAE Journal article describes the innovative solutions implemented as part of an integrated design and construction approach, which closes the gaps between design and construction, reducing the risk of costly errors, and guarantees that results are achieved.

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