• Fun Ideas to get Families Walking this Spring

    Fun Ideas to get Families Walking this Spring

    Walking to school benefits our health, safety, communities, and the environment. Discover our top three tips on making the most of walking this spring!


  • Deep Retrofitting a Century Home in Old Ottawa South 

    Deep Retrofitting a Century Home in Old Ottawa South 

    When Denis Dumas bought his home 17 years ago, he knew that energy upgrades were in the cards. Learn how he reduced his on-site emissions to zero with a deep energy retrofit.


  • Hop! Winter Walk Month Challenge 

    Hop! Winter Walk Month Challenge 

    This year’s Hop! Winter Walk Month Challenge was a huge success. Keep reading to find out how far students walked in February!


  • Electric Vehicle Essentials

    Electric Vehicle Essentials

    There are about 26 million cars on the road in Canada. These cars emit greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other forms of pollution that can affect our health. Here in Ottawa, about 45% of GHG emissions come from transportation – mostly from gas-powered cars.


  • What To Know About the New Energy Efficiency Rebates

    What To Know About the New Energy Efficiency Rebates

    With up to $10,000 available through the HER+ program and various other financing streams on offer, there has never been a better time to invest in home energy efficiency upgrades. Here are 5 ways to make the most of this opportunity to improve your home and cut your carbon emissions.