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.
The U.S. aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 as part of its new commitment to the Paris climate agreement, President Joe Biden announced Thursday.
Earthships, net-zero homes and now living buildings. The owners are teaming up with SAIT to develop a house with the goal of spurring green change in the construction industry by becoming more accessible for regular homeowners
Kootenay Boundary regional district launches Build Energy Smart program with new building energy codes becoming mandatory in 2022
The Federal Government’s economic update delivered Monday offers insight into anticipated stimulus spending to address Covid-19 and a green economic recovery.
Another summer in the books. Without a doubt the most unique summer any of us have ever experienced. Finding our way through all the difficulties faced by our industry, and by so many others, has taken a toll on everyone. I have tried to take a break from the news, social media, and the ever present “so how are you managing COVID?” question
Westeck manufactured what it says is the first and only swing solid wood casement Passive House certified window in North America. The company could not reach the final values with solid wood, but found cork to be the “silver bullet.” The author says cork is an excellent insulator and was readily available in the compressed shapes needed and, once laid into the frame and sash, allowed Westeck to achieve Passive House numbers.
Regardless of who wins the U.S. presidency, leadership on climate change throughout the Pacific Northwest will continue in states and cities already leading the charge.
With election day in the rear-view mirror, many British Columbians are looking to the provincial government to take strong leadership on urgent economic and social priorities in concert with bold action on climate change