How to make aging high rises greener

How to make old buildings, built in the 50s, 60s and 70s, more energy efficient and resilient. Urban Land Institute Billy Grayson Centre for Sustainability and Economic Performance Valuable asset, home to one quarter million Torontonians. UofT Munk School – will post presentation online. Built when energy efficieny and climate change were not a concern. In addition to improving the Challenge is for landlords to get a ROI and harder for landlords to make the investment. Many buildings are privately owned and changes require public sector support. Deep investments need to be made.

Toronto is similar to other cities where affordable housing is a challenge, aging building stock combined with beautiful dense city scapes. Germany and Scandinavia are similar and have taken aggressive steps for the public sector to drive energy efficient change, resiliency. Presenting recommendations later this morning. Partnership between City and private landlords.



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