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Getting the Most Out of Your Retrofits

A Resource for Implementing Deep Retrofits in Municipalities
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Don't miss the Report launch... webinar!

March 14th, 2024, 11:30am-12:30pm EST on MS Teams, the authors will present their research, including motivations, methodology, and key findings from both the literature review and expert interviews.

Ne manquez pas le webinaire de lancement du rapport !

Le 14 mars 2024, de 11 h 30 à 12 h 30 HNE sur MS Teams, les auteurs présenteront leurs recherches, y compris les motivations, la méthodologie et les principales conclusions de la revue de la littérature et des entretiens avec des experts.

The Recover Initiative and QUEST Canada are proud to announce the publishing of Getting the Most Out of Your Retrofits, a new resource intended for staff of small-to-medium-sized municipalities tasked with significantly reducing energy and emissions.

The research and report offers guidance drawn from advice gathered from experts in the field, to assist municipal staffers in getting deep retrofit work off the ground in their municipality.

Written by Emma Norton and Gemma Pinchin, Getting the Most Out of Your Retrofits emphasises that incorporating other community priorities into retrofit work will help get everyone’s attention and get local citizens on board.

The deep retrofit space is growing, and creating jobs, which is a key avenue to reaching Canada’s net-zero targets. Municipalities can support this work by exploring alternative and new approaches to design and procurement.

L’initiative ReCover et QUEST Canada sont fiers d’annoncer la publication de Tirer le meilleur parti de vos rénovations énergétiques. Ce rapport a pour but de proposer un guide, basé sur les conseils d’experts dans ce domaine, afin d’aider le personnel municipal à démarrer ce travail dans leur municipalité.

Écrit par Emma Norton et Gemma Pinchin, Tirer le meilleur parti de vos rénovations énergétiques met l’accent sur une approche intégrée des projets. La présence de tous les acteurs concernés à la table des négociations dès le début peut s’avérer essentielle à la réussite des travaux de rénovation en majeure.

Les travaux de rénovation majeure sont l’occasion d’intégrer et de réaliser d’autres priorités communautaires essentielles. Le domaine des rénovations en profondeur se développe, et crée des emplois, ce qui constitue une voie clé pour atteindre les objectifs de carboneutralité du Canada. Les municipalités peuvent soutenir ce travail en explorant des approches alternatives et nouvelles en matière de conception et d’approvisionnement.

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