The stated objective of British Columbia’s CleanBC plan is to shift B.C. from an economy powered by oil and gas to one increasingly powered by clean energy.
A group of British Columbia building-industry leaders wanted a sneak peek of their province’s net-zero energy-ready future. So they went to Belgium.
OTTAWA — The Pembina Institute is proud to announce Rylan Urban is the winner of our 2019 Youth Energy Policy Design competition. Rylan used the Pembina Institute’s Energy Policy Simulator to create a winning vision of how Canada can reach 2030 international climate targets.
Reducing Pollution. Powering our Future. “CleanBC helps us use more clean and renewable energy in how we get around, heat our homes, and fuel our industry — setting us on the path to a cleaner, brighter future.
Nearly two years since its introduction to BC’s building industry, the Energy Step Code released its first Lessons Learned publication. From Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland to Whistler and the Southern Interior, 70% of BC’s new residential construction are now subject to the Step Code’s requirements.
40 companies ask B.C. premier to capitalize on clean economic opportunity Corporate leaders sign open letter, launch Business Coalition for a Clean Economy June 20, 2019. Carbon Engineering, which operates a pilot plant in Squamish, is one of 40 companies asking the B.C. government to prioritize investments in the clean economy. VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Forty leaders in British Columbia’s corporate sector are calling on Premier John Horgan to keep B.C. at the forefront of climate action and clean economic growth.
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Located 10 minutes from downtown Edmonton, Blatchford is designed as a carbon-neutral neighbourhood powered entirely by renewable resources. “There will be 30,000 people in Blatchford living and working in a sustainable way,” said Tom Lumdsen, development manager for Blatchford.
Victoria, capital of British Columbia, sits on the craggy southern end of Vancouver Island. With abundant parkland, it’s known for outdoor activities. The city’s British colonial past shows in its Victorian architecture, including stately Craigdarroch Castle mansion. Butchart Gardens, with 55 acres of vivid floral displays, plus statuary, water features and a carousel, is one of many formal gardens in the city.
Here at Westeck, we are proud to have been involved in 5 separate projects recently nominated for Georgie Awards with the Canadian Home Builders Association of BC. Today we focus on a fully custom carriage house in Mission, BC titled Inverted Elegance, built by Lacey Construction. Being recognized as a contributing company for such a project is quite the honor. We reached out to Cassidy Carew, the homeowner, to ask “Why did you choose Westeck?”