Learning Centre

Welcome to the Learning Centre! A one stop hub of information, resources and data to help Alberta municipalities formulate and implement climate change mitigation and adaptation plans. Access information on energy efficiency, renewable energy, community generation and more.

How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Recreation Facilities Webinar

| 2020 | Training/Tutorial, Video, Webinar

The Municipal Climate Change Action Centre and the City of Leduc hosted a webinar to learn how to reduce costs and greenhouse gas emissions in a typical recreation facility.

The City of Leduc completed a large scale lighting retrofit at the Leduc Recreation Centre, which is one of the largest projects funded through the Recreation Energy Conservation Program. They retrofitted and redesigned 100% of their lighting systems to be more energy efficient, saving them money, and reducing emissions.

You’ll learn more about the project, how they did it, lessons learned, benefits, and how you can do it too. The webinar was recorded on May 26th, 2020

Business Renewables Centre Canada

| Tool, Website

A marketplace where corporations and institutions can learn how to buy renewable energy directly from developers.

Launched in Canada in 2019, BRC-Canada works with industry experts to build on the knowledge and tools developed by the BRC-US model to furnish the Canadian industry with the support required to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy by the commercial and industrial sector.

Understanding Community Generation Webinar

| 2020 | Training/Tutorial, Video, Webinar

The Municipal Climate Change Action Centre and Pembina Institute hosted the Understanding Community Generation Webinar, on Earth Day, April 22, 2020. Watch the webinar recording to discover more about renewable energy generation and how it builds energy resilience in municipalities across Alberta.

This webinar was recorded on April 22, 2020.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Webinar

| 2020 | Training/Tutorial, Video, Webinar

Watch the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories webinar from April 17, 2020, where the Action Centre shared how to complete a greenhouse gas emissions inventory through the Partners for Climate Protection Program, and the Town of Canmore discussed their greenhouse gas emissions inventory process, lessons learned and future energy management strategies.

Certified Climate Change Professional (CC-P) Credential

| 2020 | Training/Tutorial

The Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) is the credential from the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) for mid-level practitioners reflecting your dedication to professional development and your competency in the fundamentals of climate change preparedness and strategic planning.  A combination of related work experience and completion of all core curriculum courses and elective requirements is required for this designation.

For a full listing of the additional courses and resources, please visit their website at: ACCO Course Catalog

RenuWell GIS Tool

| 2020 | Tool

As a Partnership with RenuWell Energy Solutions and the Municipal District of Taber, this application is intended to provide valuable information that specifically relates to the continued research, development and advancement of renewable resources and solar generation in Southern Alberta.

Guide: Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Reductions at the Project Level

| 2020 | Guide

The Quantifying greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions at the project level guide, developed by the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program, explains what you need to know to quantify energy savings and greenhouse gas reductions from climate change and energy efficiency projects, policies and programs.

Ethelo

| 2020 | Tool, Website

Ethelo is an online and offline engagement solution that educates and empowers municipalities across Canada to gather input regarding planning for sustainability projects. By using features such as real-time GHG calculators, difficulty scores, and financial restraints, the Ethelo platform turns Municipal Carbon Budgeting into a design simulation that anyone can engage with, and because of the platform’s patented consensus building technology, everyone is a winner.