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Waste is expensive and bad for the planet. Make choices that will sustain the natural world and your co-op’s future.

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.

Resources

CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre

CHF Canada

Financial Incentives by Province

Natural Resources Canada

Good Practices in Energy Savings

Stanley Knowles

Top 5 Energy Saving Tips

Agency for Co-operative Housing

Model Environmental Sustainability Policy

CHF Canada

Glossary of Housing Terms: The A to Z of Housing Terms

CMHC

News

 
Save More than Money

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!

Capital Reserve Contribution

Capital replacement-reserve contributions have increased since 2007 for 81% of the Agency's co-op clients. They have more than doubled per-unit for 51% of clients. For 38%, they're up per unit by more than $1,000.