Category Archives: Energy

Reminder: Presentation on the Passive House Standard and Annual General Meeting – Thursday

Immediately following Sustainable Cobourg’s Annual General Meeting, you are invited to attend a presentation on the Passive House Standard in Canada. Alan Murphy, BES, B.Arch., MRAIC, LEED® AP BD+C, a director at Passive House Canada, and Principal of Green Reason, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sustainable Cobourg!

Latest news… Read our latest blog post, ‘A Sobering Crisis’ here… We are sad to announce that we no longer have our space at 739 D’Arcy Street in Cobourg. Read more here… We are still looking for someone to take on the role as Secretary. … Continue reading

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Beer Companies Ahead of the Field

It is encouraging to see more and more people and businesses, each in their own way, making efforts to decrease their carbon footprints. Last week the Toronto Star carried a half page article about three Ontario-based beer companies that are … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Wishing you all a Happy Earth Day and hoping you will get a chance to enjoy all the beauty and  activities that our little part of it provides. Remember to do what you can to keep our home healthy! From … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk #4

In lieu of a blog, I wanted to share the following poem with you: ‘Landscapes’ The terrifying landscape unfolds. The roads, like snakes, wind and slither, They consume whatever is in their way.  What once was beautiful, bucolic, is blackened, … Continue reading

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The Carbon Elephant in the Room: Natural Buildings as a Solution to the Carbon Problem

In the sixth and final event of the 2016 Speaker Series, Chris Magwood from The Endeavour Centre will be giving an informative talk on buildings and their carbon footprint, and how natural buildings are a viable solution to the carbon … Continue reading

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