All the good thingsEfficiencyOne 2019
Helping Nova Scotians
through leadership and experience
In the first comprehensive scorecard assessing energy efficiency programs and policies by province, Efficiency Canada recognized Nova Scotia as best-in-Canada for programs, training and professionalization.
The scorecard also noted Nova Scotia’s commitment to reducing energy poverty. Together, we’re reaching more customers and reducing energy poverty - helping low-income homeowners and tenants save more than $35 million in lifetime energy savings.
Reducing energy costs
and our climate impact
Energy efficiency plays a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Through participation in Efficiency Nova Scotia programs and services, Nova Scotians are avoiding more than 1 million tonnes of CO2e annually. It is the fastest and most cost-effective way for Nova Scotia to meet its climate change mitigation goals.
Helping grow our
Over 300 local businesses work on Efficiency Nova Scotia projects and are part of our Efficiency Trade Network. These include heat pump installers, lighting specialists, solar PV installers, builders, and more. Nova Scotia also has the highest concentration of energy efficiency managers and advisors in the country.
Efficiency Nova Scotia fosters the industry through education partnerships and professional development opportunities throughout the year, including courses at Saint Mary’s University and Dalhousie University, an annual bursary at Nova Scotia Community College and the Green Schools Nova Scotia program, free for all schools across Nova Scotia.