Using local energy sources such as waste wood and lake water to heat and cool buildings is one way for communities to cut their greenhouse gas emissions — a stated goal of this week’s UN climate summit.
Here’s a look at how six communities across Canada are doing it.
– Charlottetown District Energy System
– Deep Lake Water Cooling System
– Drake Landing Solar Community
– Île-des-chênes District Energy
– Teslin Biomass Project
– False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility