—- Municipal Candidate Survey —- RICK HALLAM

Bracebridge — Councillor — Monck/Muskoka Ward / Ward 2

1.     What actions have you personally taken to support a greener, more sustainable climate?

My household composts as much as is compostable. We grow a large number of vegetables during the season. We heat with electricity and use a heat pump to heat our home.

2.     What opportunities for climate leadership at the municipal level (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)) would you champion in one or more of these areas: Buildings | Housing | Land use (sprawl) | Transportation | Other

I support and sell Insulated Concrete Forms to reduce energy use for houses and commercial buildings.

Expand use of heat pumps for heating and cooling to reduce energy consumption.

Support increased use of solar panels.

3.     A long-term problem requires a long-term solution. What is your 100-year plan? If elected, what would be your first action?

100 year plan would include increased use of solar for energy supplies. Increased support for electric vehicles recharged by solar.