The Canada Greener Homes Grant will help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient, create new jobs across Canada for energy advisors, grow our domestic green supply chains and fight climate change.
Since 2017 Westeck Moved to Decrease Energy Consumption. The standard for High Performing Windows was based on the following of 5 key principles.
Buildings built to higher energy-efficiency standards provide multiple benefits to those who live within them and to the community-at-large. A home built with high insulation levels, air-tight construction, high-quality windows, and more efficient mechanical systems are often preferred.
By 2032, all new buildings in B.C. will be designed to be net-zero energy-ready, which will reduce building energy demand by up to 80%, with an interim step of a 20% reduction by 2022 in the BC Building Code.
Fenestration Canada’s Tech Talks webinar on April 29 gave attendees a solid grounding in the concept of embodied carbon and opened up a potentially important question regarding the special challenges Canadian window and door manufacturers may face as jurisdictions call for low-carbon building projects.
The built environment is growing at a record pace in the US and Canada. It is estimated that 2.5 million new housing units are needed to make up for the nation’s housing shortage in the US alone.
The International Energy Agency’s new analysis will show what limiting global warming means for the energy sector.
The CleanBC Building Innovation Fund (CBBIF) is providing support to 13 projects throughout the Province and receiving $8 million for a second intake as part of British Columbia’s Economic Recovery Plan.
In order to manage your energy consumption, you must first understand it. Energy benchmarking is the ongoing review of your building’s energy consumption, which provides the data to encourage building operators to strive for continuous improvement and reductions in the use of energy.
A polar vortex brought bitterly cold temperatures to the Pacific Northwest this week, but thanks to the sunny weather through this cold snap, Darryl Zubot of Alberta, Canada was cosy and warm inside his house without needing to fire up a furnace.