The STEP Program –Toolkits – Energy
The video demonstrates the excellent value this course provides for anyone seeking to understand the many aspects of energy management in today’s building operations.
Video: 5 minutes in length
Incentives to help you spot energy-saving opportunities.
Incentives for those interested in making apartment or condo buildings more energy efficient.
A step by step guide for implementing energy saving strategies for buildings.
Learn how different aspects of your building work together to impact water and energy use, waste management, utility costs, and health and comfort. Examples are given to assist you in motivating, planning, and implementing improvements in your portfolio.
The Neighbourhood Walkability Checklist is designed to help individuals and groups survey their local walking environment.
Total pages: 13
The Jane's Walk website is a valuable resource that explains what walkability is, describes how to make walkability improvements and provides resources such as a toolkit and checklists.
Toronto Hydro's saveONenergy Retrofit Program offers financial incentives for adopting more energy-efficient technologies. For tools to help you calculate the energy saving potential of different retrofit actions, see the Engineered Worksheets, item 3 of Retrofit Program Documents.
A Guide for Property Owners, Managers and Custodial Staff: This manual is a tool to help you reduce energy and water bills and improve comfort in high-rise residential buildings through low-cost and no-cost tune-up measures. It is intended for both rental apartment and condominium buildings (multi-unit residential buildings, or MURBs).
Total pages: 88 (read pages 67 - 73)
The Towerwise website provides case studies of apartment buildings and other multi-unit residential buildings that have undertaken retrofits and improvements that have saved energy and reduced costs.
This document suggests ways to improve transportation options by reducing residents' dependence on cars.
The Energy Saving Toolbox provides a complete guide to preparing for and conducting an energy audit.
A series of workshops hosted by the Natural Resources Canada Office of Energy Efficiency that provide information on energy savings for building owners and managers. The website also links to helpful resources.
Greenhouse - an inspirational short film that looks at greening Toronto's social housing community.
Video – 11 minutes in length
The LEED Canada EB:O&M 2009 rating system helps building owners and operators measure operations, improvements and maintenance on a consistent scale with the goal of maximizing operational efficiency while minimizing environmental impacts. The website provides excel sheets, documents and software related to energy performance.
Case study of multi-residential water and energy conservation.
Total pages: 8
The Community Champion Program educates and enables the residents themselves to become agents of change in their own communities.
Video - 4 minutes in length
The EQuilibrium™ Communities Initiative showcases the innovation of Canadian residential developers, planners, designers and municipalities. The EQuilibrium™ Communities Initiative is led jointly and equally funded by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Natural Resources Canada.
Total pages: 6
Total pages: 6