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Celebrating Nova Scotia’s Agricultural Industry

The Agriculture industry is a large part of the economy in Nova Scotia, with over 2400 individual farm businesses. Efficiency Nova Scotia is proud to work with Farmers across the province to make energy efficiency upgrades that will help ensure a sustainable business for generations to come. Learn more about the work that Efficiency Nova Scotia is doing in this agricultural sector. 

September 20, 2020 marked 20 years of Open Farm Day, a celebration of all things agricultural across the province and an opportunity for Nova Scotians to get a behind the scenes look at all the industry operates. 2020 Open Farm Day was held virtually, you can learn more here.

Agriculture Profile: Oberland Agriscience

With help from Efficiency Nova Scotia, Oberland Agriscience is creating a sustainable solution for the global protein shortage. With a rebate of over $4,200 on their new heat pump and insulation upgrades, they are able to grow tropical insects, providing protein for fish and poultry. They’re saving over $6,000 a year in bills which they can invest back into their business.

“The new lighting makes the workspace a lot more inviting, allows you to stay alert longer, and is much lower in cost.”