Green
Economy Canada

Together, we’re demonstrating a more sustainable economy is possible.

Across 7 communities and with over 250 businesses, we’re shifting expectations and leading a movement.

Green Economy Hubs support and celebrate businesses as they set and achieve sustainability goals. To date, businesses in Green Economy Hubs have collectively reduced 200,000 tonnes of GHGs – the equivalent of taking over 42,000 cars off the road for one year.

The need for climate action is more clear than ever – and businesses can, should, and need to be part of that action if we are to get to the sustainable future we all want to see.

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Case Studies

Waterloo Region

City of Kitchener

Installed a coil on a supply air duct at City Hall to reclaim the heat exhausted through the evaporative fluid cooler that is created when the air handling unit is in dehumidification mode.

Hamilton and Burlington

Walker Emulsions

Rented and temporarily installed a water softener to test the viability of producing emulsion using soft water, with the goal of preventing build-up in process heat exchangers.

Sudbury

Trinity United Church

More efficiently programmed heating cycles, added a layer on stained glass windows, and improved door seals with inexpensive consumer solutions.

Wonderfloat

Changed eight standard 1500W wall mounted convection heaters to eight 800W ceiling mounted far infrared radiant heaters.