Efficient Community in Durham Region Exceeding Expectations


Durham Region in partnership with Tribute Communities, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, is attempting to define a new standard in efficiency in new home construction. “Working with local builder, Tribute Communities, we are establishing a 88 home community, which will raise water and energy efficiency in new home construction”, reports Glen Pleasance, Water Efficiency Coordinator for Durham Regional Municipality in Ontario.

“We finally have for some hard numbers from our Efficient Community project. We've just passed the halfway point of the project monitoring, and  we are exceeding our expectations for water, electricity and  natural gas reductions”, adds Pleasance. For more on this story, please click here.


Posted May 2007