Media advisory - NRTEE and SDTC to launch joint report on how Canada can achieve significant carbon emissions reductions from the commercial building sector



    OTTAWA, Jan. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Round Table on the Environment
and the Economy and Sustainable Development Technology Canada will hold a news
conference on Tuesday, January 13th to release a joint report that outlines
policies for increasing energy efficiency in Canadian commercial buildings.
    Experts will outline how Canada can achieve significant carbon emission
reductions from the commercial building sector in its efforts to reach 60-70%
below 2006 levels.
    Dr. Robert Page, Chair of the National Round Table on the Environment and
the Economy and Mr. Rick Whittaker, Vice President, Investments, Sustainable
Development Technology Canada will be joined by Mr. Roger Greenberg, Chairman
and CEO of Minto Group Inc. and Mr. Robert Dubé, Member of the NRTEE.
    A "virtual tour" of 180 Kent, Ottawa's first multi-tenant office
development building to target the Canada Green Building Council's "Leadership
in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(C))" Gold certification will follow.

    
    WHAT:   News Conference - Report Release - NRTEE - SDTC
            "Geared for Change: Energy Efficiency in Canada's Commercial
            Building Sector"-- How Canada can achieve significant carbon
            emissions reductions from the commercial building sector.

    WHEN:   Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 10:30 a.m.

    WHERE:  1st Floor, 180 Kent Street, Ottawa (between Slater and Laurier)
    




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For further information: Media: Ouellet & Viau Communications: Ann Viau,
(613) 851-1656, ann@ovcom.ca; Helene Ouellet, (613) 850-5062, helene@ovcom.ca

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NATIONAL ROUND TABLE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE ECONOMY (NRTEE)

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