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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador recently released a new guide to help the construction industry incorporate energy efficiency into the design and construction of large buildings. The guide is focused on buildings over 600 m2 that are mainly institutional, commercial or industrial in use.
It's no secret that electric vehicles (EVs) have grown significantly in popularity internationally, within Canada, and in Newfoundland and Labrador in recent years. A Happy Valley-Goose Bay resident recently became the first EV owner in Labrador, and six new EV charging stations will be installed at the Janeway Hospital in St. John's.
The Town of Paradise and Metrobus have partnered to offer a new public transit pilot project to residents in the Northeast Avalon region. Starting June 27, 2016, a new route will run on weekdays during peak hours between the Paradise Double Ice Complex and the Avalon Mall - a stop that connects with many other Metrobus routes in St. John's. The new route will also run through several of Paradise's higher-density areas, including Elizabeth Park, Donovan Terrace, and Valley Ridge.
What is climate change?
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Follow the link below to find out more about what it is and what's causing it.About climate change