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Natural Resources Canada has given CUPE its ecoENERGY award for meeting high energy efficiency standards at our new national office.

The ministry gives the award to new buildings that - among other criteria - exceed Model National Energy Code for Buildings’ energy efficiency standards by 25 per cent.

The national office has features such as:

  • passive heating and cooling design,
  • automated timers that turn off lights in un-used spaces,
  • solar-powered hot water heating