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Green Energy Doors Open - self guided tour of Mountain Equipment Co-op in Ottawa

Thursday, October 3rd 2013 4:42:19pm

(Ottawa, ON, October 3, 2013) Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is offering a self-guided tour of its Ottawa building for anyone interested in learning about principles for Green Building Systems. This location was the first retail building to meet the government’s C-2000 green building requirements. The tour will take approximately 20 minutes. You may take the tour anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th, 2013.

This event is one of over 60 locations across the province participating in Green Energy Doors Open.

Mountain Equipment Co-op is located 366 Richmond Road.

Green Energy Doors Open 2013 is the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s annual, single-day showcase of the province-wide green energy economy. Green Energy Doors Open is an opportunity to provide free-of-charge access to individual, community, public and commercial sustainable energy projects, businesses, manufacturing sites, education programs and other related initiatives.

"We are excited to have over 60 great hosts sharing their stories during Green Energy Doors Open," says Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director of OSEA. "Sustainable energy has the power to drive Ontario's prosperity.  These amazing folks are showing us how."

We encourage all users, producers and advocates of sustainable energy to open their doors in order to raise awareness, understanding and support for sustainable energy by providing people with the opportunity to visit, see, touch and talk about the projects in their own backyard.


For more information about Green Energy Doors Open visit www.greenenergydoorsopen.ca.

To schedule an interview, or for more details about a site or host, please contact Nik Spohr at 416-977-4441 ext 3 or nik@ontario-sea.org.

The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is Ontario’s lead advocate, facilitator and catalyst for sector transformation and the transition to a more sustainable energy economy. It champions policy and regulatory change for a more sustainable society powered, heated, cooled and transported by a portfolio of sustainable energy.