Provincial funding leads to energy savings for AV Cell Inc. (01/09/11)
Investments in energy efficiency by the provincial government and AV Cell Inc. are resulting in energy savings for the company.Workshop to focus on energy efficiency in industrial pumping systems (25/08/11)
Companies will have an opportunity to learn how to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions at an Efficiency New Brunswick workshop to be held in Fredericton on Sept. 7.First two homes to qualify for highest energy efficiency incentives (19/08/11)
Two new homes in Moncton are the first to qualify for Efficiency NB's new incentive for net zero construction - the highest energy efficiency standard in North America.
Households in Saint John's north end to receive energy-saving light bulbs (18/08/2011)Efficiency NB will distribute more than 4,000 energy-saving light bulbs to households in Saint John’s north end on Saturday, Aug. 20, through community organizations ONE Change and Housing Alternatives.
Efficiency NB: a vibrant, youth-positive, award-winning workplace (10/06/11)Efficiency NB received a gold award in the public sector category at the inaugural NextGenNB awards ceremony held in Saint John June 9.
Premier’s Awards for Energy Efficiency presented (12/05/11)
The third annual Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency were presented today to 12 recipients by Premier David Alward in Fredericton.
Changes to residential energy efficiency programs (01/04/11) Efficiency NB has revised its residential energy efficiency programs to achieve higher targets and to help New Brunswickers realize greater savings.Seminars offered on marketing energy-efficient homes (17/03/11)
A one-day seminar for builders, realtors and homeowners about effectively marketing and selling energy-efficient homes is being offered by Efficiency NB in partnership with Natural Resources Canada.
Nominations open for energy efficiency awards (15/02/11)
The call for nominations for the third annual Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency opens today.
Energy retrofit program helping almost 6,000 households
Nearly 6,000 low-income households have benefited from energy efficiency improvements to their homes since the Provincial Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program was introduced in 2006.
New online tools for municipalities and groups promoting energy efficiency (10/06/22)
Efficiency NB has created a toolbox of resources to help municipalities and community groups educate residents about the importance and benefits of energy efficiency.
Efficiency NB wins international award (10/06/14)
Efficiency NB is the first Canadian organization chosen to receive the International Star (I-Star) Award for Energy Efficiency by the Alliance to Save Energy.
Premier recognizes leaders in energy efficiency (10/05/14)
The second annual Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency were presented to 13 recipients by Premier Shawn Graham in Fredericton.
New campaign to help homeowners use less energy (10/04/20)
A new consumer education campaign developed by Efficiency NB, called Your Energy, was launched today to help homeowners save money and use less energy.
Province's energy efficiency program still available (10/04/06)
The provincial program that helps homeowners increase the energy efficiency of their homes will continue without change despite the decision of the federal government to end the ecoEnergy Retrofit Program for homes to new participants.
New guide for design, construction of energy-efficient buildings (10/03/29)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - A new guide has been released by Efficiency NB to make it easier to design and build energy-efficient commercial buildings
Environment-friendly projects supported by climate action fund (10/03/15)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of 16 new projects supported through the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund (NBCAF). Environment Minister Rick Miles made the announcement today.
Energy efficiency program launched (10/03/03)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - A provincewide education program is being launched by Efficiency NB and New Brunswick financial institutions to improve awareness of the agency's residential energy efficiency programs and to encourage homeowners to include energy efficiency in their renovation projects.
Workshop for pulp and paper mills (10/02/23)
Pulp and paper companies will learn ways to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through investing in energy efficiency at an Efficiency New Brunswick workshop in Fredericton, Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Nominations open for energy efficiency awards (10/02/18)
The call for nominations for the second annual Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency was announced by Premier Shawn Graham. Efficiency NB created the awards to recognize innovation and leadership in the field of energy efficiency in New Brunswick.
New TV series helps owners build energy-efficient homes (10/01/08)
A new television series will help residents build homes that are energy efficient and less costly to operate. The series was developed by Efficiency NB and the Conservation Council of New Brunswick.
New government buildings recognized for energy efficiency (09/12/10)
Three government buildings have been recognized as some of New Brunswick's most energy efficient new commercial buildings as part of Efficiency NB's Start Smart program. Plaques for each building were presented at the legislature today by Elizabeth Weir, president and CEO of Efficiency NB, and Energy Minister Jack Keir.
Workshop to help companies improve the efficiency of industrial, commercial boilers (09/11/30)
MONCTON (CNB) - Companies will learn how to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at an Efficiency New Brunswick workshop being held in Moncton tomorrow.
Unique tool helps municipalities reinvest energy savings into building upgrades (09/10/05)
FREDERICTON (CNB) – A unique capital-planning tool is now available to help New Brunswick municipalities plan and make more strategic decisions about repairing or replacing municipal buildings.
Efficiency NB President and CEO presents plaque to Saint John Transit (09/09/08)
Efficiency NB President and CEO, Elizabeth Weir presented a plaque to Chris Titus, chair of the Saint John Transit Commission today in recognition of the Commission’s commitment to energy efficiency in designing and building its new energy efficient Operations Centre.
Perth-Andover completes two-year energy efficiency campaign (09/07/18)
A two-year energy efficiency campaign with Efficiency NB has been completed by the Village of Perth-Andover. Rachel Lanteigne, community outreach co-ordinator with Efficiency NB, and Perth-Andover Mayor Rick Beaulieu made the announcement today at the village's farmer's market.
Energy-saving program for small and medium manufacturers (09/06/11)
TRACADIE-SHEILA (CNB) - A program is available to help small and medium manufacturers reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
Energy efficiency workshops for forestry sector to be held (09/06/09)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Energy efficiency workshops for the New Brunswick forestry sector are being held by Efficiency New Brunswick on Tuesday, June, 9 and Wednesday, June 10.
Premier recognizes champions in energy efficiency (09/05/25)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Recipients in 13 different categories were presented with the Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency by Premier Shawn Graham this evening in Fredericton.
Efficiency NB launches partnership with home improvement stores (09/05/06)
GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD (CNB) - A partnership between Efficiency NB and home improvement stores in the province was announced today by Energy Minister Jack Keir.
Efficiency NB selects potter to create awards for winners of energy efficiency (09/03/26)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Tim Isaac, a New Brunswick potter, has been chosen by Efficiency NB to create original works of pottery to be presented to recipients of the Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency. The awards will be presented for the first time on Monday, May 25, in Fredericton.
Nominations open for Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency (09/03/10)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - The public is being invited to submit nominations for the first Premier's Awards for Energy Efficiency, which will showcase some of the best practices in energy efficiency in New Brunswick.
New incentive program for builders (09/02/13)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - A new program will offer financial incentives to builders of energy-efficient, multi-unit, residential buildings.
Checklist developed to help build energy-efficient homes (09/02/10)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Homeowners and builders now have a checklist to help them build an energy-efficient home and qualify for financial assistance from Efficiency NB.
New TV series teaches homeowners how to save money by cutting energy use (09/01/14)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - A new television series produced by Rogers TV was developed through an innovative partnership between Efficiency NB and the Conservation Council of New Brunswick to help New Brunswick homeowners better understand how to save on their energy costs by making their homes more energy efficient.
Efficiency NB and NB Power partner to offer energy workshops for NB municipalities (08/11/28)
(SAINT JOHN) - New Brunswick towns and cities will learn how to make their communities more energy efficient and save on municipal energy costs at upcoming workshops being presented jointly by Efficiency NB, NB Power, and Natural Resources Canada.
NB Power signs memorandum of understanding with Efficiency NB (08/11/21)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - NB Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Efficiency NB to further align energy efficiency and conservation efforts.
$99.3-million annual investment in energy efficiency and relief programs (08/11/05)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Government will invest an additional $6.3 million per year into energy efficiency and other programs to assist New Brunswickers in reducing and offsetting their energy costs.
Bathurst launches energy campaign with Efficiency NB (08/10/20)
BATHURST (CNB) - A campaign to reduce energy consumption in Bathurst has been launched by Efficiency NB, the City of Bathurst and Bathurst Sustainable Development.
Belledune launches community conservation program with Efficiency NB (08/09/19)
BELLEDUNE (CNB) - With the announcement of a community conservation plan in partnership with Efficiency NB, the Village of Belledune has become one of New Brunswick's leading communities in promoting energy efficiency and taking action on climate change.
Province receives improved grade on energy efficiency report card (08/08/12)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - The province has received a B- grade from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) on its national report card on energy efficiency. The grade is an improvement from its 2005 grade of C+.
Easier access to efficiency incentives for building owners, managers (08/07/18)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Building owners and managers may now make a single application to the federal and New Brunswick governments for financial incentives to increase their energy efficiency.
REVISED/Efficiency NB, Enbridge Gas collaborate on new efficiency project (08/06/25)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - The range of heating system choices available to homeowners in the province will be broadened through a Residential Off-Electric Baseboard Conversion Project offered through a partnership between Efficiency NB and Enbridge Gas New Brunswick. Efficiency NB President and CEO Elizabeth Weir, and Enbridge Gas general manager Dave Charleson, made the announcement today.
Perth-Andover uses energy savings for free swimming and skating (08/06/06)
PERTH-ANDOVER (CNB) - Family fun and fitness are being promoted by the Village of Perth-Andover as it takes advantage of energy-cost savings to offer free swimming and skating for residents. The benefits come as part of the village's community energy efficiency campaign with Efficiency NB.
Climate Action Fund investment to support energy efficiency program (08/06/03)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced in the province as a result of support from the Government of New Brunswick for an energy efficiency program.
Efficiency NB's industrial program meets first-year targets (08/05/29)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - The first-year target for Efficiency NB's industrial program that was launched less than six months ago has been reached, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. A total of 10 of the province's largest industrial energy consumers have signed agreements committing to implement measures to decrease energy use.
Efficiency NB offers series of energy management workshops (08/04/23)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Organizations in New Brunswick will learn how to reduce energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as Efficiency New Brunswick partners with Natural Resources Canada to bring the popular Dollars to $ense Energy Management Workshops to the province April 29-30 in Dieppe.
Efficiency NB launches Earth Day rebate campaign (08/04/22)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Efficiency NB is recognizing Earth Day with an in-store rebate campaign to educate New Brunswickers on the benefits of switching to compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) products, and to provide a financial incentive to help offset the cost of doing so.
Efficiency NB launches energy awareness campaign featuring David Suzuki (08/04/07)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Efficiency New Brunswick will launch a mass media energy efficiency awareness campaign today with commercials featuring Dr. David Suzuki, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, and award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster.
Members of Efficiency NB's board of directors (07/12/06)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Energy Minister Jack Keir today announced the list of members of Efficiency NB's board of directors, naming Kenneth Losier of Moncton as chair of the board and Andrée Savoie of Dieppe as vice-chair.
Efficiency NB program honoured by Washington research group (07/09/20)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - A non-profit research group has recognized Efficiency NB's Bright Ideas Commercial Lighting Program as part of a North American awards initiative to honour leading energy efficiency programs. The program was selected as an Exemplary Program by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), based in Washington, D.C.
Launch of multi-year community energy efficient campaign (07/06/12)
PERTH-ANDOVER - Saturday, June 16 marks the launch of a two-year community undertaking by the Village of Perth-Andover in partnership with Efficiency NB to transform Perth-Andover into New Brunswick's leading energy efficient community.
Efficiency NB adds new companies to list of service providers (07/06/07)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Efficiency NB has added two new companies, Amerispec and Sustainable Housing, to its list of service providers for home energy evaluations.
Efficiency NB launches new commercial energy efficiency programs (07/04/27)
FREDERICTON (CNB) -- Three new commercial energy efficiency programs, representing an investment of $4 million, were unveiled today by Energy Minister Jack Keir and Efficiency NB president and CEO Elizabeth Weir.
Launch of industrial energy efficiency program (07/04/24)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Efficiency NB will be up and running with its energy efficiency program for large industry this summer, Energy Minister Jack Keir, announced today.
$7.1 million invested to reduce impact of power rates on low-income households (07/04/23)
MONCTON (CNB) - The provincial government will enhance five programs, lessening the impact of the power rate increase by investing $7.1 million for clients receiving social assistance or housing assistance through the Department of Family and Community Services.
New programs for home energy efficiency (07/01/24)
MIRAMICHI (CNB) - Premier Shawn Graham today unveiled a comprehensive set of four residential energy efficiency programs that are immediately available to New Brunswick homeowners.
$5.3 million committed for Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program for low-income households (06/08/11)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Homeowners and landlords in New Brunswick can now take advantage of the Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program for low-income households, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
Upgrades program well received by homeowners (06/06/08)
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Public response to the New Brunswick Existing Homes Energy Efficiency Upgrades Program has been very positive.
$5 million committed for New Brunswick Existing Homes Energy Efficiency Upgrades Program (06/02/13)
MONCTON (CNB) - The New Brunswick Existing Homes Energy Efficiency Upgrades Program is now available to New Brunswick homeowners. Energy Minister Bruce Fitch announced the new program today in Moncton.
Elizabeth Weir named president/CEO of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency (05/10/13)
SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Elizabeth Weir will be the president and CEO of the new Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency of New Brunswick, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.