Protecting the Environment
This world is the only one we have. Investing in sustainability will save your co-op money and protect future generations too.
Check out ideas from the Agency, CMHC, CHF Canada and others that will help reduce your co-op’s footprint. Investments that pay returns to the environment could also pay returns to your co-op.
Model Environmental Sustainability Policy
CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre
Energy and Water Tune-ups Multi-unit Residential Buildings
Energy and Water Efficiency in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings - User Guide
Household Guide to Water Efficiency
This spring, CMHC launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund as part of the federal government’s National Housing...
In 2015, the United Nations (UN) and its member states adopted seventeen goals known as the Sustainable Development...
Stanley Knowles Housing Co-operative says, “Money saved on energy is money in our pockets.” Read its story for the ideas and the inspiration.
If your co-op is shrinking its environmental footprint, why not share your own story? You can be inspiring too!