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7 Takeaways from Remote Home Energy Assessments Pilot: High Satisfaction, Engagement, and Accuracy

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Climative partnered with EfficiencyOne and the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing on a remote home energy assessments pilot to compare a digital approach to traditional on-site EnerGuide assessments (completed 2022). The results paint a compelling case for using a digital approach to home energy assessments to engage homeowners, drive impactful retrofit actions, […]

3 Strategies for Municipalities to Drive Citizen-Led Home Decarbonization

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Achieving the net-zero buildings target by 2050 will require retrofits to 6 million North American homes annually. For municipalities, this means engaging citizens to take action and upgrade their homes. That’s no easy task, especially since homeowners can experience significant barriers to undertaking retrofits. Successful citizen-led home decarbonization will only happen if we use better […]

The Built Environment at COP28: Outcomes We’d Like to See

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December 6th is “Multilevel Action, Urbanization and Built Environment/Transport” Day at COP28. As the built environment is responsible for 27% of energy-related CO2 emissions, 34% of final energy use, and a large share of extracted materials, the outcomes of this day of discussions are critical for climate impact.   In our daily conversations with utilities, governments, […]

AI Home Energy Assessments Will Get Us to Net-Zero. Here’s How.

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AI tools will play a pivotal role in achieving net-zero buildings by 2050. Buildings are a significant contributor to carbon emissions (about 18% of emissions in Canada). Achieving net-zero building stock is an ambitious but crucial goal in the fight against climate change. To make this happen, we need rapid identification of retrofit opportunities, transparent […]