Intergenerational Communities Articles

HomeServe Protects A Colorado Resident from the Elements – and an Empty Wallet

On a sunny March day in Aurora, Colorado, Robert Z. noticed that it felt a bit drafty in his home. Upon further investigation, he quickly realized his furnace was not running, and despite his best efforts, it wasn't kicking back on. Although his furnace was not...

Severe Energy Burdens Weigh Heavily on Low-to-Moderate Income Households

Roughly seven percent of all Canadian households have high energy burdens, meaning they spend more than 10 percent of their annual income on energy costs. These energy burdens weigh especially heavily on visible minority households, including Black, Asian and First...

Electric Vehicles Expand Energy Equity Opportunities

The transportation sector is the second largest CO2 producer in Canada, just behind the oil and gas industry. In a move to lower the country's current emission rates, the Government of Canada has taken immediate actions to reduce CO2 emissions to net-zero by 2050...

Energy Efficiency: Why Are Some Homeowners Unengaged?

Energy efficiency is an important part of many utilities’ demand-side management and outreach efforts, but your message may be ignored, or your customer simply may not be able afford the repairs, replacements or upgrades needed to make their homes more energy...