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This Percy Ellis project which is entirely geothermal is close to completion.

This Percy Ellis project which is entirely geothermal is close to completion.
The building is located at 41 River Street in Toronto. It's located between Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood and the Lower Don Valley.

Several measures have been taken to maximize environmental friendliness. Each unit's utilities will be separately metered for the amount of electricity, gas, and water consumed to encourage energy conservation while keeping monthly costs low for tenants. Geothermal energy is also being used throughout the building—harnessing the heat energy just feet below the ground, and converting it into warm air through the use of geothermal heat pumps—and resulting in big savings on energy costs.

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Outstanding news for Toronto as City Council approves a strategy to reduce building emissions to net-zero.

This plan includes:

A Net Zero Existing Buildings Strategy to decarbonize all existing residential, commercial, and institutional buildings within the next 30 years; a Net Zero Carbon Plan to reduce emissions in City-owned buildings; and, an update to the Toronto Green Standard to achieve net-zero emissions in new development by 2030.

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Check out the article here.


News Story Monday, July 26, 2021

TAF & OGA developing Geo-exchange drilling Guidelines.

The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) has engaged in a project funded by The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) to prepare a
geo-exchange guideline document. The guideline will provide a detailed technical review of geo-exchange drilling operations,
recommendations for municipalities integrating geo-exchange into their development application and approvals process,
mandatory drilling measures to ensure aquifer protection and more.

The OGA is consulting with representatives from the public sector, industry and academia. It is expected that the guideline will be completed this coming fall. Stay Tuned!


News Story Thursday, October 15, 2020

TAF gets $40 million for green buildings!!


The Atmospheric Fund (TAF -Formerly Toronto Atmospheric Fund) is well-respected for studying green buildings and funding projects for many years while using smart financial management to preserve its war chest. TAF has recently received $40 million more through a plan developed over three years with the LC3 network, the Government of Canada, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), and the City of Toronto. Download our newsletter for the entire story.


Green Recovery will mean more geothermal -Despite the pandemic

Green Recovery will mean more geothermal -Despite the pandemic, cities like Toronto, Montreal, and New York are still moving to mini-splits, VRFs, chilled beams, ERVs, heat pump water heaters, and ground source heat pumps. One of the untold stories is that ground source systems in Ontario’s countryside may be more numerous than previously known.

#geothermalnews #toronto #montreal #ny

News Story Thursday, May 21, 2020

Check out our latest customer story about Toronto's Liberty Village.

One of the first green builders in Canada was Windmill Developments and one of the early developers in Liberty Village was Curated Properties. The two have joined forces to create The Plant, a mixed-use clean energy building on the former site of Dufflet Bakery at the foot of Dovercourt Avenue. It will be completely heated and cooled by an environment-friendly geothermal system, heat pumps, energy recovery ventilators, and will include electric car charging, bicycle areas, and a tight building envelope.

Check out the entire article here.


News Story Thursday, February 27, 2020

We want to thank Plumbing and HVAC for their article

We want to thank Plumbing and HVAC for their article that talks about our conference. Check out the article by clicking the link below. The article talks about the OGA Conference being held on April 8-9 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel. It also offers some excellent insights into who will be attending. With multi-family and other commercial and government projects driving a significant surge in the geothermal market, the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) has this year created a conference that will offer developers and municipalities a path to electrification and decarbonization. Some municipalities are already actively promoting cleaner systems and passing tough regulations that aim to see fossil fuels largely replaced in buildings of all sizes by the end of the 2020s. Click the link for more details. CLICK HERE/



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