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Climate Change is the top sustainability and resiliency challenge facing Edmonton. It puts social, economical and environmental systems at risk and we are not insulated from those risks.

39% of Edmonton’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 42% of our city’s energy consumption is from all buildings (residential and large buildings). Large commercial, institutional and industrial buildings use 23% of energy and produce 19% of GHG emissions.

In order reduce our GHG emissions and lessen the effects of climate change, the City developed a Building Energy Benchmarking Pilot program to help large building owners and operators reduce their building energy use and reduce community GHG emissions in Edmonton.

Definitions

Commercial Buildings: Businesses that serve customers or provide retail services.

Industrial Buildings: Buildings that house the manufacture of goods or a supporting industry.

Institutional Buildings: Buildings that typically house service organizations like government offices, hospitals and schools.

Take Action

Energy Efficiency Alberta Programs

Take advantage of the provincial programs! Get the program highlights and find out how to register.

Learn More And Take Action

Learn more about climate change, energy and our strategies for adaptation and resilience. Get tips on how to take action against climate change and reduce our impact on the environment.

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For More Information

Lisa Dockman

Title Energy Transition Project Manager
Telephone

780-442-0883

Email lisa.dockman@edmonton.ca

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