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The Green Municipal Fund’s Community Efficiency Financing (CEF) initiative helps municipalities reach environmental goals and deliver home-energy upgrade financing programs for low-rise residential properties. Taking projects from planning to implementation to scale, CEF brings jobs to communities and helps Canadians build better lives.​

This webinar highlights the economic, social and environmental impacts of CEF and share stories on how funded programs are creating triple bottom line benefits for communities. These stories will surely inspire other municipalities and their partners to start a home-energy upgrade financing program in their community, while having a significant impact on climate targets.

Watch this webinar recording to learn: 

  • How implementing a community efficiency financing program can reduce GHG emissions in line with Canada’s 2030 and 2050 targets.
  • To celebrate the real-world impact of the CEF initiative by highlighting results from CEF-funded programs with a particular focus on community stories.
  • To highlight the triple bottom line benefits of investing in community efficiency financing, becoming inspired to explore what’s possible for your community.


  • Katie Giles, Senior Energy Lead, Clean Foundation
  • Leon de Vreede, Senior Policy and Program Planner, Energize Bridgewater, Town of Bridgwater
  • Steven Ottoni, Director, Sustainability Services, Alberta Municipalities
  • Jordan Carrier, Community Energy Program Assistant in Climate and Environment, City of Calgary

FCM’s Community Efficiency Financing initiative is delivered through FCM's Green Municipal Fund and funded by the Government of Canada.

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