IndEco: Strategic solutions for a changing world

World Café for sustainability planning

Municipal energy and sustainability planning

Our plans address multiple facets, including renewable energy technologies, district energy, transportation systems, building efficiency and retrofits, land-use, density, and urban form. Perhaps most importantly, we customize our plans based on the local context and engage the local stakeholders responsible for decision-making and implementation to ensure that the plans address their needs.


IndEco's services for municipalities can be grouped into the following general areas:
  • Strategic planning
  • Management systems
  • Stakeholder consultation
  • Technology & market assessment
  • Program delivery
  • Program evaluation

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Our team

Our municipal planning work is led by our President, Shona Adamson. Shona has unique expertise in strategic planning and stakeholder engagement, and is known for her ability to develop plans that address local needs and overcome barriers. We also involve Josh Shook in stakeholder engagement and research, and David Heeney in strategy and modeling.

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News and publications

Town of Halton Hills Mayor's Community Energy Plan

The CEP outlines a 5-year roadmap for energy management in the corporate Town of Halton Hills. Implementation of the CEP will result in:
• 13% to 17% improvement in energy intensity
• 16% to 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions [read more]

County of Oxford is planning for a sustainable, resilient and vital future

IndEco worked with the County of Oxford, in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, and its 8 local municipalities to develop a comprehensive Community Sustainability Plan. The plan represents a vision of how Oxford’s communities can work together to build a sustainable, resilient, and vital future for Oxford. [read more]