BC Climate Action

Expectations High for B.C. Climate Action in 2020

A year ago, B.C.’s third climate plan, CleanBC, garnered tremendous fanfare when it was released. As a busy 2019 winds down, it’s an opportune time to take stock and look ahead with the benefit of hindsight. B.C. has taken big steps forward in the past year, but 2020 will be the push-comes-to-shove moment for the province as the government charts a path to meeting our legislated 2030 target for reducing climate pollution.

Skeena UBC Kelowna PH Certified Windows

Westeck PH Certified Windows at UBC Kelowna

The Skeena Residence will be a six-storey facility, housing students in modified traditional bedrooms with standard amenities including lounges, informal study space, an activity room and laundry facilities. Students will be taking residency at this fantastic new facility as early as August 2020.

Glass Standards for General Contractors

Glass Standards for General Contractors

Glass isn’t perfect and can be really difficult to explain, especially when those standards don’t align to the client’s expectations. Glass industry standards – primarily visible defects, are set by the ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials). ASTM glass standards cover a wide variety of glass issues and it’s not easy to get to the heart of the matter. Visible glass defects are the kicker in the luxury custom home niche.

creating climate change accountability

Creating Climate Action Accountability

An independent advisory committee will review progress and recommend changes to ensure B.C.’s targets are actually being met. The new accountability requirements will get even more specific with carbon pollution reduction targets for each sector, to be reviewed every five years.