In this guest blog, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) reports on one pioneering Muslim community in Toronto taking action through clean energy infrastructure and energy conservation.
There is a beacon of sustainability and community in North Toronto that is inspiring its neighbours and other communities to go green. The Ahmadiyya Abode of Peace is a non-profit housing project that began construction in 1992. Spearheaded by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Toronto, its focus is to use new technological developments to preserve and conserve energy for the purpose of creating greater affordability for it’s residents.
This principle of preservation and conservation is a keystone of the Ahmadiyya philosophy, faith and practice, which spans over 200 countries worldwide. It is not surprising therefore, that it was the foundation of their housing project. …Read more at OSEA’s blog.