New Years’ Resolutions for a Healthier Planet

2023-01-03T18:43:40+00:00

_ New Years’ Resolutions for a Healthier Planet _ _ TCI and Cleaner Air for Schools offers some food for thought when it comes to your new years’ resolutions and how to make them achievable, measureable and connected to what we are passionate, about our planet. With recent weather changes it is even more evident that Mother Earth needs our support more than ever so let’s work together and make change. You’ll feel better for doing it and our planet will be happier as well. _ Here are the top five resolutions we have [...]

New Years’ Resolutions for a Healthier Planet2023-01-03T18:43:40+00:00

A Year in Review

2022-11-16T16:36:19+00:00

_ 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 to combat the COVID Virus. We originally thought it was on surfaces, and then they soon realized that it was in an aerosolized form, which meant we needed to provide more [...]

A Year in Review2022-11-16T16:36:19+00:00

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

2022-11-04T20:42:03+00:00

_ 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 of their growth can be attributed to Cleaner Air for Schools reaching a new milestone of 1,000 schools in the program increasing ventilation and potentially reducing energy and carbon in classrooms. [...]

Nerva Celebrates with Fire, Food, Music and Giving at their Grand Opening October 20th2022-11-04T20:42:03+00:00

7 Tips to Save Energy & Reduce Carbon in Your Schools

2022-08-29T19:17:43+00:00

_ 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 season school boards will be faced with two new fiscal and operational challenges – rising utility rates and the Federal Carbon Tax. In Ontario, electricity rates are estimated to rise by [...]

7 Tips to Save Energy & Reduce Carbon in Your Schools2022-08-29T19:17:43+00:00

Sustainable Seneca

2022-11-02T20:56:01+00:00

_ 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, Director of Seneca’s Office of Sustainability "The mission of the Office of Sustainability is to integrate sustainability into all aspects of Seneca, making us the sustainable Seneca. From the top [...]

Sustainable Seneca2022-11-02T20:56:01+00:00

Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th

2022-06-02T21:00:08+00:00

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 and centre during the pandemic while meeting the Board’s strategic efforts during such trying times. A little background on Cleaner Air for Schools The Cleaner Air for Schools Program, a combination [...]

Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th2022-06-02T21:00:08+00:00

The New Healthy Building Podcast Ep.9

2022-02-03T02:55:27+00:00

Wellness and Why Getting Back to In-Person in Healthy Shared Spaces, Matters Today we take a deep dive into wellness with someone who spent 45 years in and around this subject area. Bill Hogarth is the former School Director of York Region District School Board. He's the former Chair of Seneca College. He's on the current Board of Governors for Guelph University and the Center for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH. He's President of Education, Research, Development and Innovation. And he's part of the TCI, Climate Change Leaders, Cleaner Air for Schools team, trying to make [...]

The New Healthy Building Podcast Ep.92022-02-03T02:55:27+00:00

The New Healthy Building Podcast Ep.8

2021-11-02T17:47:58+00:00

As Energy Costs Soar — Cut Costs and Save the Planet Today we focus on rising energy and carbon costs and the impact on school board facilities. Tim Cresswell provides deeper insights on how to reduce your carbon footprint, save the planet, keep your people safer with increased ventilation, and save a ton on energy costs. That is low hanging fruit. I sat down with Tim again, just to dig a little deeper into how all this happens… SPEAKERS Liz Beatty, CJ, Marie Cresswell, Tim Cresswell, Tim Ellis Liz Beatty 00:09 I'm Liz Beatty and [...]

The New Healthy Building Podcast Ep.82021-11-02T17:47:58+00:00
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