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Live Green Toronto Grant Recipient Project Summaries

Since 2008, the City of Toronto’s Live Green Toronto program has offered human and financial resources to Toronto’s neighbourhoods and community groups to take collective action on climate change, clean air and sustainable energy use.

To date, more than 100 projects — from local food to renewable energy to water efficiency and more — have received funding through Live Green Toronto grants.

For more information, read or download these project summaries.

Climate Change:

Eco-Roof Case Studies

Toronto's Eco-Roof Incentive Program provides incentives to commercial, industrial and institutional (ICI) property owners to improve the sustainability of Toronto's building stock and its resilience to climate change. Financial incentives are provided for the construction of green roofs that support vegetation and cool roofs that reflect the sun's thermal energy. The program, launched in March 2009, supports the City's Climate Change Action Plan and complements the City's Green Roof Bylaw and the Green Standard by encouraging owners of existing buildings to retrofit their roofs.

The following case studies feature green and cool roofs installed by some of the Eco-Roof Incentive Program grants recipients.

Green Roof Case Studies

Cool Roof Case Studies

Map: All projects supported by Eco-Roof Incentive Program to May 2013







Green Roofs


Renewable Energy:








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