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1511, 2022

A Year in Review

By |November 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

_ A Year in Review _ Improved Occupant Health & Safety, Energy savings and a reduction in GHG emissions post pandemic and a a better performing building into the future, an interview with Tim Cresswell, CEO, TCI. _ _ So, when the pandemic hit back in March of 2020, a variety of authorities like The Science Table and ASHRAE providing recommendations on how [...]

111, 2022

Nerva Celebrates with Fire, Food, Music and Giving at their Grand Opening October 20th

By |November 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

_ Nerva Celebrates with Fire, Food, Music and Giving at their Grand Opening October 20th _ _ NERVA Energy recently opened their new office in Hamilton and celebrated their Grand Opening October 20th with fire, food, music and giving, all in their newly furnished 33,000 sq. ft. facility located in Hamilton to support their continued growth and expansion in Ontario and beyond. A good portion [...]

111, 2022

Indwell: Hopes and Homes for All

By |November 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

_ Indwell: Hopes and Homes for All _ _ Compassion Drives Staff Efforts to Support Community One thing for sure is that the people at Indwell are compassionate and often come from a place of personal experience and advocating for those people with mental health and well-being issues. “We support those who are living in poverty, because of their state of mental health and [...]

2510, 2022

Ventilation Improvement Program for Ontario Schools Reaches a Major Milestone

By |October 25th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ventilation Improvement Program for Ontario Schools Reaches a Major Milestone - - Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools have definitely had their share of ups and downs. From student cohorts, to online learning, and then back to in-person learning - the last two years have proven to be a roller-coaster of new experiences. There seems to be a silver lining in all of this chaos [...]

1910, 2022

ERDI Fall Conference in Vancouver

By |October 19th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

_ ERDI Fall Conference in Vancouver _ Article written by Marie Cresswell, President, TCI. _ ERDI Fall Conference in Vancouver welcomed 50 Directors of Education and Superintendents and over one hundred corporate partners from thirty-five Canadian corporations to share exchange ideas and develop innovative programs, services and products for students and staff in the schools across Canada. _ _ Gina Niccoli-Moen, [...]

310, 2022

The President’s Classic Golf Tournament with Mohawk College

By |October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

_ The President’s Classic Golf Tournament with Mohawk College _ _ For Mohawk College, the President’s Classic Golf Tournament was more than just a golf tournament it was a fabulous way for staff, partners and community members to reconnect not only socially but for a very important cause – student wellness. _ _ On September 22, 2022 one hundred and thirty golfers [...]

609, 2022

Storybooks Podcast, Gregg Jorritsma with…Tim and Marie Cresswell, Thomas Cole Inc.

By |September 6th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

_ Ep. 16 - Storybooks, Gregg Jorritsma with...Tim and Marie Cresswell, Thomas Cole Inc. _ Conversations with everyday entrepreneurs about their start and the lessons learned along the way. _ Tim and Marie join the show to discuss clean air, schools and sustainability which are just a few of the cornerstones of their business Thomas Cole Inc. _ _ Listen to the [...]

2908, 2022

7 Tips to Save Energy & Reduce Carbon in Your Schools

By |August 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

_ 7 Tips to Save Energy & Reduce Carbon in Your Schools _ Written by Josh Lewis, VP Energy Engineering, Nerva Energy Group _ Managing energy performance and carbon emissions is no easy task. Each school building is unique, and as a result, will require a different combination of measures in order to drive maximum efficiency. As we approach the upcoming heating [...]

1508, 2022

Sustainable Seneca

By |August 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

_ Sustainable Seneca _ _ Building Partnerships across Academics, Operations, Community and Culture. _ Exciting changes are afoot at Seneca, which now includes more than 45,000 full-time students and more than 45,000 part-time registrants. With the recently established Office of Sustainability, the institution is now putting its core values front and centre in a way that embodies “sustainable Seneca.” Don Forster, [...]

3105, 2022

Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th

By |May 31st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th The TCI and Nerva team wish to recognize Cleaner Air for Schools Partners who have taken a leadership role in the Province enhancing the quality of air in classrooms creating healthier, safer more sustainable places to teach and learn. We would like to recognize the facilities teams for their tireless efforts to keep learning and teaching front [...]

203, 2022

St. Clair breathing better thanks to Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program

By |March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Clair breathing better thanks to Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program St. Clair College has taken an important step to improve the quality of its learning and teaching environment by joining the Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program. The Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses (CAFS) program is a collaborative initiative between Nerva Energy, Mohawk College, Thomas Cole Inc., and climate change leaders to [...]

312, 2021

Renfrew County District School Board Showcases New Ventilation Technology

By |December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Renfrew County District School Board Showcases New Ventilation Technology Nerva Energy and Thomas Cole Inc. were pleased to co-host a special Cleaner Air for Schools ventilation, demonstration event with the Renfrew County District School Board at Pine View Public School, Petawawa on Wednesday, November 24th. The Board welcomed representatives from the National Research Council, Ottawa Community Housing and Renfrew Victoria Hospital, the Renfrew County Catholic District School [...]

2010, 2021

Stories of Resiliency, Reconciliation and hope at ERDI 2021 Fall Conference

By |October 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Stories of Resiliency, Reconciliation and hope at ERDI 2021 Fall Conference Written by: Marie Cresswell Photos by: Marie Cresswell Sharing stories of resiliency, reconciliation and hope promotes inclusive and healthy conversations about reconciliation at ERDI fall conference plenary last week. For many of us the September 30th was a day to wear an orange T-shirt, not for Kevin Chief, it is a day to share stories and [...]

510, 2021

Cleaner Air for Schools Receives 2022 Clean 50 Top Project Award

By |October 5th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cleaner Air for Schools Receives 2022 Clean 50 Top Project Award Written by: Juan Malvestitti The Cleaner Air for Schools (CAFS) program was born from a COVID-19 pandemic task-force, comprised of award-winning engineers and indoor air quality specialists. The key objective of this program was to develop a solution that could help schools increase airflow and improve indoor air quality without sacrificing their energy performance goals and [...]

110, 2021

School boards received $700M for facility improvements, but are kids returning to healthier schools?

By |October 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

School boards received $700M for facility improvements, but are kids returning to healthier schools? Ontario schools have definitely had their share of ups and downs. From student cohorts, to online learning, the 2020/2021 school year proved to be a roller-coaster of new experiences. As parents and students adapted to a myriad of public health measures, including facemasks and social distancing, school facilities were faced with unprecedented operational [...]

202, 2021

Utah charter school says their HVAC system prevents spread of COVID-19

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Utah charter school says their HVAC system prevents spread of COVID-19 BY CHRIS JONES AND NADIA PFLAUM, KUTV KUTV — For Jackie Rawlins and her family, the beginning of 2020 seemed like the perfect time for a new beginning. They moved to Utah from Idaho in March, excited for a new chapter. Then COVID-19 upended the world. “It was a weird time for everybody, trying to figure [...]

2601, 2021

Active air purification technology to make its offices COVID-secure

By |January 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lloyds of London installs innovative air purification technology to make its offices COVID-secure More and more organisations, like Lloyd’s, are waking up to the power of air purification technology for combatting COVID-19 Renowned insurance and reinsurance market, Lloyds of London, is installing innovative air purification technology into all of its UK offices so that staff members can return safely to work. Founded in 1688, Lloyds has become a [...]

1111, 2020

Momentum – Future leaders

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mohawk College launches Climate Change Leaders, which will see students learn through real-world data Ten school boards have made commitments to set carbon reduction goals and to partner with Mohawk College to bring climate change curriculum and awareness of low-carbon alternatives into elementary and secondary classrooms. Climate Change Leaders will see Mohawk introduce micro-credits in climate change in which students learn from the energy use data collected in [...]

1709, 2020

Students to gain better air quality

By |September 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Mohawk College, Grand Erie District School Board and Nerva Energy to install innovative Active Air Purification Technology, including hands-on learning Brantford, ON - With renewed attention on air quality in Schools during the pandemic, two area schools are the first in Ontario to retrofit their HVAC systems with an active, in-duct, air purification technology, providing students with a virus- and bacteria-reduced environment and a chance for hands-on learning [...]

1102, 2020

Mohawk College launches Climate Change Leaders Partnership

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sustainability education initiative involves nine school boards, 270,000 students Hamilton, ON – Mohawk College announces today a historic voluntary agreement with nine Ontario school boards (Niagara Falls to Brantford and north to Halton Hills), establishing a large-scale learning partnership offering students opportunities for new skills, curriculum connections and research, as they learn first-hand how to reduce the carbon footprints in their schools. The initiative, called Climate Change Leaders, [...]

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