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CCET Launches Free Energy Coaching Sessions for Mississauga Homeowners

Mississauga – In an effort to promote energy efficiency and combat climate change, the Centre for Community Energy Transformation (CCET) has announced the launch of free energy coaching sessions for homeowners in Mississauga. The initiative aims to empower residents to make informed decisions about retrofitting their homes with energy-efficient appliances, renewable energy sources, and improved insulation.

CCET, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the transition to a low-carbon future across Peel Region, is offering these sessions as part of its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting sustainable living practices.

During the free energy coaching sessions, residents will receive tailored recommendations on how to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. This includes information on scheduling a home energy evaluation, accessing available rebates and incentives, and implementing common upgrades such as insulation, weather stripping, LED lighting, and energy-efficient windows and doors.

The benefits of home energy retrofits extend beyond environmental impact, with homeowners also experiencing increased comfort and significant savings on their monthly utility bills. By reducing the demand for heating and cooling systems, these upgrades can lead to long-term financial savings while contributing to a more sustainable future.

In anticipation of World Environment Day on June 5, the City of Mississauga is encouraging residents to take positive environmental actions, such as participating in the free energy coaching sessions offered by CCET.

In addition to the free energy coaching sessions, residents are encouraged to take smaller actions to reduce their carbon footprint, such as walking, cycling, or using public transit, reducing food waste, and choosing energy-efficient appliances.

Commentary:

The launch of free energy coaching sessions by CCET represents a significant step towards promoting sustainability and reducing carbon emissions in Mississauga. By providing homeowners with access to personalized guidance and resources, this initiative empowers individuals to take meaningful action towards a more energy-efficient future.

As we strive to address the challenges of climate change, initiatives like these play a crucial role in engaging communities and fostering a culture of environmental responsibility. By working together to reduce our carbon footprint, we can create a more resilient and sustainable future for generations to come.

Kelly

Kelly Deschamps is the dedicated City Hall Reporter, bringing forth the pulse of municipal affairs with precision and clarity. With an astute eye for detail and a passion for uncovering the stories that shape urban life, Deschamps delivers comprehensive coverage of local governance. For inquiries or feedback, contact Kelly at kelly.deschamps@gtaweekly.ca

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