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Buy Clean: How public construction dollars can create jobs and cut pollution publication

February, 4th, 2021
Is Canada missing an opportunity to align investments in public infrastructure with its commitment to achieving net-zero carbon pollution by 2050?

Faster permitting and better retrofit projects

December 17th, 2020
Construction permitting requirements are designed to keep people safe but can be difficult for applicants to navigate. Complex projects — such as deep retrofits of multi-unit residential buildings — can be even more challenging, often resulting in delays and frustration for everyone involved.

Retrofitting with tenants in place

December 15th, 2020
Poorly managed tenant engagement for retrofit projects involving multi-unit residential buildings can impact schedules, budgets, and project outcomes. Early, well-planned tenant engagement can ensure projects are on schedule and on budget.

Kamloops needs to retrofit homes to reduce carbon pollution

February, 23rd, 2021
The City of Kamloops aims to be a zero-carbon community by 2050.

Reframed Tech Series: Webinars on evolving deep retrofit solutions

May, 13th, 2020
The Pembina Institute, in association with the Reframed Initiative, presents the Reframed Tech Series — webinars on evolving deep retrofit solutions.

Affordable Housing Renewal: Retrofits at Scale Workshop – Summary master permitting and better retrofit projects

January 11th, 2018
The goal of the Affordable Housing Renewal project is to see net-zero carbon retrofits delivered at scale across Canada, as part of the transition to a carbon-neutral residential sector by 2050.

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