In 27 EU Member States (out of 28) minimum requirements for windows have been introduced. These requirements can be regrouped in three categories: minimum requirements based on the U-value (being Uwvalue or Ug-value), on the Uw-value and g-value separately or on the energy balance combining both the Uw-value and g-value.
The climate crisis is all too real, prompting more than 230 medical journals to warn that 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming above pre-industrial levels risks “catastrophic harm to human health that will be impossible to reverse” and call on governments to respond with “unprecedented funding.”
On February 3 join the City of Vancouver for – BOLD ACTIONS for a CLIMATE EMERGENCY – a conversation on what climate emergency means for Vancouver and what we need to do to get real about it.
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.
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.
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.
Westeck Windows and Doors is proud to be 1 of 10 Passive House Certified door manufacturers in the world! With the introduction of our NEW Passive House Certified Vinyl Lift Slide Door, we are THE FIRST manufacturer globally to produce a Vinyl Patio Door that is Passive House certified.
Ten months ago, the British Columbia government released CleanBC, a new economic strategy aimed at getting us back on track to achieving our province’s climate targets.
Pembina Institute reacts to the Government of British Columbia’s release of latest emissions inventory.
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.