Communities like the Town of Cochrane and the City of St. Albert are increasing efficiencies and reducing costs through the Municipal Energy Manager program. These communities hired energy managers to develop energy management plans, find energy-saving opportunities, and lead energy reduction projects. Learn more about their experience with these positions after their first year.
Despite the pandemic in 2020, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and school authorities participated in the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre’s programs and reduced their operating costs, decreased greenhouse gas emissions, and supported local job creation in Alberta more than ever before.
The Town of Banff is a popular tourist destination and a place where adventurers live and play. The Action Centre recently spoke with Michael Hay, Manager of Environment & Sustainability, at the Town of Banff to learn about his experience in the program and explore examples of their climate achievements and challenges.
Resurfacing the ice is a crucial part of any arena maintenance plan and can be an expensive endeavor. Learn how the City of Medicine Hat will save on maintenance costs and reduce GHGs with their new ice resurfacer.
The City of St. Albert shares how the approval of their Environmental Master Plan guides goals to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for the City, its residents and business.
The Town of Cochrane shares some context behind their climate action initiatives and how the Town is motivated to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while being a climate leader for the community.