The Townehouse Tavern & The Laughing Buddha

The Townehouse Tavern and The Laughing Buddha restaurants have long been the anchors of Sudbury’s downtown Elgin St. scene.

Current Milestone
Onboarding: Members learn about the program, and identify immediate sustainability goals and support needs.
Developing: Members gather data about sustainability performance, set a baseline year, and prepare to report on metrics.
Reporting: Members measure and publicly report on sustainability metrics, and prepare detailed action plans.
Targeting: Members set a public sustainability target and implement action plans.


Installed air-source heat pumps in The Laughing Buddha.

Replaced most lighting to LED.

Completed a walkthrough audit with support from Green Economy North and the Laurentian University Project Engineering Society.

Paul Loewenberg, Manager
Richard Eberhardt & Laurentian University Project Engineering Society