Meet Our Members!
Through our resources, news and event postings we offer entrepreneurs along with small and medium enterprises working in the sustainability sector a network to connect into. Our members are working together to create a more sustainable world and we are proud to help them develop and grow.
Airtight Home Technologies
Airtight Home Technologies is the Aerobarrier dealer for Eastern Ontario and surrounding regions. AeroBarrier is an innovative new building product that effectively seals building envelopes, making your homes more air tight and energy efficient than ever. Applied during new construction or on deep renovation projects, Aerobarrier can consistently meet even the most stringent air tightness targets.
Apricity Renewables Inc. (ARI) is a Canadian professional engineering firm that specializes in delivering engineering services for solar and energy storage projects. Apricity lives and breathes renewable energy and drives a culture of constant improvement to ensure that they remain on the forefront of the energy revolution. Their core expertise in performance modeling, independent engineering, design engineering, and due diligence provides system owners, project developers, prospective buyers, and lenders with streamlined and dependable solutions.
Bobolink Solar offers a range of services. They are a one stop shop for both on grid and off grid solar solutions. Everything from your home to your cottage, Bobolink Solar can help you achieve energy savings across the board.
Kelvin Hodges is their main consultant. Kelvin has helped hundreds of people improve, design and build off grid solar systems. His rates are 75 US$/hr. And it usually takes him 1 to 4 hours depending on the uniqueness of your solar install.
The main advantages of using their consulting service are
- Time. Get it done faster.
- Done right! Kelvin ensures you get the right stuff.
Solar can be complex. There are many issues, many finicky points that need to be considered. With your BobolinkSolar consultant (ie. Kelvin) you know you’re getting an experienced, proven, reliable source of information. And Today’s Reliable Solar.
- Savings. The ability to buy your equipment anywhere, even used, you can save big bucks.
Site visits now available
To help folks get their solar installs rolling faster Kelvin now offers site visits.
Building Energy works with builders, homeowners and governments to continuously raise the bar in sustainable construction. They offer a range of services including building science consulting and energy modeling, to certification of new homes under Energy Star, LEED and Passive House, to blower door testing, on-site inspection and training.
Building Energy have been helping Canadians build better homes for over 30 years. Founded by building science pioneer Bruce Gough. Licensed architect, Mark Rosen, started with Building Energy in 2008 to gain an appreciation and understanding of the way houses are put together. Starting out as a site inspector, he is now the owner, and has helped develop software tools, sits on several advisory boards and continues to actively lead the industry towards positive change. They currently certify over 900 homes in the Ottawa-area per year.
Demand Renewables has become one of the fastest growing and most trusted Canadian companies operating in the Alternative Energy Market. They take great pride in offering only top quality products and services at the most competitive prices in the market. Rest assured, your Alternative Energy project is in good hands with Demand Renewables. They have an amazing offering of specialized solar equipment for all projects large and small. All of their products are of the highest quality and adhere to the strictest industry safety standards. Contact them to learn more about the great products we offer, as well as our additional services.
EcoGen Energy & Build
EcoGen Energy & Build leverages close working relationships with leaders within the Renewable and Clean Energy industry. They are innovators in their field. EcoGen Energy & Build’s network includes carefully selected suppliers, allied design and installation firms, a breadth of skilled trades people and leading edge green building and Passive House design. Shared values are a strength of their network – one that promotes teamsmanship and greater value to you.
Why not make EcoGen Energy & Build part of your own network? They are well-respected, local leaders in the solar energy industry with leading edge technology in the area of solar thermal and PV. They service North Grenville, Kemptville, Merrickville, Perth, Brockville, Manotick and Ottawa areas.
Ecovert Sustainability Consultants
Ecovert delivers the big picture approach to environmental sustainability without sacrificing straightforward solutions. Their enthusiastic and caring team confidently leads their clients through each stage of their sustainable evolution. They’re greening the world—one building at a time.
Established since 2004, EkoBuilt specializes in energy and environmentally-conscious custom home building. They have solutions for the homeowner seeking a high quality, all-in-one-shell that can be assembled on a budget, as well as end-to-end custom service for the homeowner looking to realize their dream home or passive house. They believe in high-quality, elegant homes that are comfortable, efficient and affordable; constructed through the principles of environmental sustainability. Think “Future-Friendly”. No matter how you envision your ideal home, elegant design, functional living space, and the efficient use of resources will invariably be part of the description. EkoBuilt specializes in the design, customization, and construction of future-friendly, handcrafted, ultra low energy dream homes.
EV Fern Ltd.
Incorporated in 2010 in Oshawa Ontario Canada, eV Fern began with a vision of creating lithium-ion batteries intended to convert pickup trucks and van vehicles from gas engines to electric. After completing some successful retrofits, the electric vehicle industry became much more mainstream. eV Fern changed its focus and started to develop custom lithium batteries for a wider range of industries. They developed the PAK Series which consists of stationary PAKwall and portable PAKport batteries, engineered to a high degree of safety, reliability, and power.
eV Fern is dedicated to remaining a green company. They make initiatives to save electricity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. All eV Fern products can be integrated with the grid and renewable generation from solar and wind. They provide their clients with the knowledge they require to make informed decisions, and can design and develop comprehensive green energy systems to meet their specific needs.
Eyedro Green Solutions Inc.
Eyedro offers Energy Monitoring Solutions for residential and business/industrial applications and business/industrial applications of Machine Utilization and solar. Real-time data is available at your fingertips via the MyEyedro cloud based software. The MyEyedro software has a lifetime subscription included in all hardware purchases. Eyedro currently help companies and individuals monitor their energy usage to see where potential savings can come from. If you’ve always wanted to measure your energy footprint these are the devices for you. Easy to install and Wifi capable their units can be operational the same day you receive them and the software is free for the lifetime of the unit.
Global Engitec Incorporated (GEI) is a global engineering technology provider based in Canada since 2013, with operations in North America, the Middle East and Asia. Their expertise has grown from a team of highly qualified engineering professionals with long standing engineering experience from around the world. Together, they are focused on developing sustainable and innovative technology in areas of Energy, Water and products that support sustainable development of the community.
Green Economy Law Professional Corporation
Green Economy Law Professional Corporation is a boutique corporate and commercial law firm for businesses and entrepreneurs working to build a new green economy. They were founded in February 2020 on the belief that ‘green’ businesses working to build a sustainable new economy deserve to be treated better. If you’re running or hoping to start a green business, what you’re doing is important; not just to you, but to society at large and to Green Economy Law in particular.
Green Economy Law Professional Corporation provides services in various areas of corporate and commercial law, including:
Business Entity Formation (e.g., incorporation)
Contracts and Commercial Agreements
Intellectual Property Management and Licensing
Data and Privacy
IN Engineering was founded to provide professional engineering services for community projects by partnering with community organizations such as Rotary Brockville and the Thousand Islands Habitat for Humanity. Our mission is to give back to our local community by ensuring that projects are professionally designed to ensure safety, longevity and aesthetics. If you have a community project in mind, consult with a professional engineer from IN Engineering today.
We have a passion for designing with wood products such as timber, engineered wood products and standard lumber. We also have specialized knowledge in structural fire engineering if a prescribed solution is not acceptable.
iSolara Solar Power
Welcome to iSolara Solar Power, Eastern Ontario’s leaders in solar power design and installation. With over 600 solar energy systems installed, they are the first choice for customers looking for an affordable, high quality, high performance solar electric system. They help you every step of the way from site assessment and design to installation. Everything is integrated by them to work optimally together to produce the most power and to be as reliable and maintenance free as possible.
Jane Wilson, Architect
Jane launched E. Jane Wilson, Architect in historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 2011. Though she has worked on a wide range of projects including apartment complexes, educational institutions, offices and farm buildings, Jane’s practice focuses on the design of family homes, both renovations and new dwellings
In her work, Jane merges sustainable, contemporary design with knowledge of historical contexts and detailing. The use of natural light and integration with the local context and environment are important elements in all her work. Jane is a good listener and enjoys collaborating with clients to achieve results that both are proud of and that the client will enjoy for many years.
Check out a video tour of Jane’s Passive Home:
JJ McNeil Commercial Inc Real Estate Brokerage
For most businesses and NGO’s, the buildings that they occupy will have the greatest impact on the carbon that they emit. At JJMcNEIL Commercial, we help clients find the right office space that aligns with their core value of enhancing people’s lives and the environment while balancing their need to be fiscally responsible.
JJMcNEIL specializes in accommodations strategies for Tenants. We negotiate lower real estate costs, minimized real estate occupancy risks, improved flexibility and occupancy control, and create more productive work environments for Office, Retail and Industrial clients.
Krumpers Solar Blinds
Krumpers Solar Blinds™ are synonymous with cutting edge, smart design and skilled workmanship. Their blinds are made to outperform in any climate, while allowing you to enjoy the view. Paying close attention to detail and efficiency, Krumpers Solar Blinds™ possess character, boasting a brilliant aesthetic and long lasting durability, a marriage of form and function. They keep heat out during summer and in during winter. Reduce your carbon footprint and save up to 40%* on your annual energy bills while allowing a clear, unobstructed view. Krumpers Solar Blinds™ are verified by extensive laboratory testing. They offer excellent protection from the sun, heat and cold allowing you to keep the heat in winter and out in the summer whilst being as transparent as sunglasses.
LAGOIS Design Build Renovate
Today Lagois is a full-service design-build company. From starter home couples and young families to empty nesters and seniors choosing to live in place, Lagois helps clients transform their homes into spaces for LIVING. Each of their clients is different and they respond to their needs case-by-case. Some have homes that are too small or too dark. Others have homes that are outdated or not to code. Some have poor storage options or lack of outdoor space. Others simply want a change, a refresh, or reinvention of the place they call home. And yes, some need a new home altogether.
Regardless of what each client needs, they know they can count on Lagois to take care of all aspects of the project including architectural design, permit plans and documentation, sourcing all materials and managing the construction process from start to finish.
At its core, Lightenco is a group of lighting specialists that strike to seek a balance between light quality and quantity, energy efficiency, environmental impacts such as the recycling of mercury-based lamps, educating clients, operators and tenants and encouraging similar businesses to undertake LED retrofits via social media, case studies and events. By providing turnkey lighting projects, Lighting Enhancement Corporation facilitates a reduction in energy consumption, improved lighting and allows its customers to make substantial savings without requiring efforts to implement them of the project. All the steps are carefully managed by their team: designing new lighting, analyzing savings, selling and installing new equipment, obtaining grants for their clients and recycling old equipment. Lightenco focuses on commercial, multi-residential and industrial lighting projects.
Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall
Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall is a premier independent Ottawa law firm, with an international reputation as an industry leader. We employ over 50 of the brightest legal minds in the country. Our firm meets the legal needs of small and large businesses alike through their expertise in corporate, intellectual property (IP) and employment law. We are committed to the growth of the Canadian bio-economy by helping start-ups across Canada grow and nurture their businesses. For those companies that innovate in this sector, our IP group can help protect their technology and brands in the emerging bio-economy via patents, trade-marks and industrial designs.
RoCo Industries has an easy to install “Solar Siding” solution for residential and light commercial buildings. They provide expertise in green energy solutions and green building products to transform any property into an energy self-sufficient, net-zero, building. Their industry leading products and familiar installation techniques result in a cost-effective, predictable and successful project.
RoCo Industries has developed SparClad, a 2 in 1 solar siding product that insulates the exterior walls of the home while also producing electricity. It is a high-efficiency product designed to install with a small footprint quickly and efficiently on residential and small commercial buildings as an architecturally integrated feature of the building. Electrical energy self-sufficiency, or Net-Zero, is the future of building resilient communities. SparClad integrates seamlessly with other energy saving and storage products as an integral part of the solution.
Smartnet Developments Inc.
SmartNet Developments is a general contractor servicing Ontario’s construction industry in the industrial, commercial and renewable sectors. They are a multi-trade contractor, so you only need one phone number to call. They believe strongly in safe-work practices, and in monitoring and improving environmental performance. They are also committed to delivering general contracting in a timely, accurate manner with our team of highly motivated personnel.
SNDI offers commercial services including electrical and mechanical work and property maintenance; industrial services such as electrical, millwrighting and automation; and residential work including solar lighting and hot water systems. They also offer general staffing through their sister company Smart Skills Connect.
SmartSkills Connect is known for providing superior staffing services. They work with Renewable Energy companies supplying solar panel technicians, quality inspectors, construction managers and electricians. They also offer: Industrial Staffing (general labour, machine operators, fork lift drivers, sorters/packers), Skilled Trades (machine repair/mechanics, tool & die makers, welders, electricians, millwrights, ironworkers, pipefitters, maintenance technicians); and Office & Clerical.
Strategic B.I.A.S. Behaviour Insights | Analytics | Sustainability
BIAS works with organizations to improve tenant energy efficiency and recycling/composting outcomes using behavioural science solutions. Their forte lies in understanding the human decision making process and their team of behavioural scientists and engineers use psychology and data analytics to create solutions for your sustainability problems.
They are a young, diverse group of individuals with a common goal – to make this world a better place. Their mission is to nudge people into making better pro-environmental choices by tapping into the decision-making process.
The Box Of Life
The Box Of Life designs beautiful indoor vermi-composting systems to empower humans to recycle organic matter – effortlessly, without smells or pests – taking a cue from nature’s playbook.
The Building Science Trust
The Building Science Trust has been in operation since 2012 to provide clients with a premium value building capital planning and building energy design service. The basis of this service are primarily Property Condition Assessments, Energy Audits and Energy Modelling analysis, which are used to identify opportunities for building owners to maximize their facilities’ and portfolios’ performance. They also offer a planning service to move your existing building (or residence) to Net Zero Energy Consumption (NZB).
The Conscious Builder
The Conscious Builder’s mission is to be the leader in healthy, innovative and sustainable building. They bring their Passive House and NetZero Energy knowledge to every single one of their renovations and custom homes. They are constantly educating themselves and all those around them about better building practices. They make sure to give their clients the information they need so that they can make conscious decisions around renovating and building their dream home.