Let’s Talk Green Economy

We all know that taking action on climate is necessary, but how can concerns about the environment fit into the logic of small and medium businesses here in Ottawa?

That’s what our free workshop series Let’s Talk Green Economy sets out to explain: green can work for your business. Let us show you how.

Find answers to questions like:  What is the Green Economy? How do I Save Energy? Can my Business be Green?  Can Green Grow My Market? Does my Impact Matter?

Let’s Talk Green Economy Workshops will be offered across Ottawa from January to March 2020. Free for Ottawa Businesses! Delivered in-person and online, at your business or at a public space. You choose what works best for you and your staff.

Contact us today to book a workshop at your place of business or to find out about upcoming public workshops.

https://www.envirocentre.ca/de-mystifying-the-green-economy-one-workshop-at-a-time/

Workshops included in the series

10 Steps to a Low Carbon Workplace

An interactive workshop that will provide you with practical tips on reducing your environmental impact in the workplace. Learn how to assess your current greenhouse gas impact and simple ways to reduce it. Register today!

Make Green Work for Your Business

The business landscape is changing, and getting ahead of those changes gives your workplace a competitive advantage! Get past the jargon, and discover how to make “green” work for your business. No matter what sector, services or products you’re providing, you can take action to reduce your footprint now. Register today!

Building Retrofits for SMEs: Where to Start (part 1)

An interactive workshop for Business Owners on energy savings in renovation and the meaning of Net Zero labelling. Register today!

Building Retrofits for SMEs: From Plan to Project (part 2)

An interactive workshop for Business Owners on how to add energy savings to your renovation plans and even reach Net Zero. Register today!

Workshops for Builders & Contractors

Retrofitting to Net Zero: Knowing the Landscape (part 1)

A workshop for Builders, Renovators and Contractors interested in learning about Net Zero Housing. You’ll leave with a clear understanding of what Net Zero means, what its benefits and costs are, and what Net Zero looks like in Ottawa today.  Register today!

Retrofitting to Net Zero: Getting it Right (part 2)

A workshop for Builders, Renovators and Contractors that will take a deeper dive into the building science behind Net Zero. You’ll leave with a clear understanding of the available training opportunities, green building certifications, and how to move from plan to action. Register today!

Ottawa Energy Summit 2019

Time to roll up our sleeves and create some strategies to help Ottawa meet its climate targets!

Be a part of the funding strategy and strategic partnership forming process as we solidify the community led plan to help reduce emissions from buildings by 80% by 2050! This work will culminate in a variety of funding proposals to federal, provincial and municipal programs all aligned to the same vision – a Vibrant Ottawa Built Together! We need you as leaders of building and renovation companies, non-profits, progressive financiers, Invest Ottawa, The City of Ottawa planning and finance, to join us in this great work for the future!

Ottawa Energy Summit 2019We want to lower GHG emissions and kickstart the Green Retrofit Economy in Ottawa!

When: June 5th – 9:00-4:00
Where: Jean Pigot Place, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave

Register: https://ecologyottawa.ca/2019/05/27/strategy-summit-ottawa-energy-collective-impact/

Green buildnig jobs: https://GoodWork.ca/GreenBuilding

Green Energy Doors Open 2016

GREEN ENERGY DOORS OPEN – FREE EVENT
September 9-10-11, 2016
100% Sustainable | 100% Achievable

Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) is a province-wide FREE 3 day showcase of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy projects. It is organized and spearheaded by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% clean and sustainable energy system.

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