Energy efficiency and conservation (sometimes referred to as EEC) describe how people use energy, not where the sources of energy come from as with energy generation. Efficiency is the use of energy in a more effective way, so using less energy to achieve the same desired function. Conservation is behaviour or practice that results in the use of less 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.
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.
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.
Westeck Windows and Doors welcomed 2019 with these words from Neal Turner, General Manager: “Our goal in 2019 must not be to just produce beautiful products. It must also be to lead our market to a more sustainable and environmentally stable future. We can, and must, think of the future”. Westeck is therefore proud to be participating once again at BUILDEX Vancouver, running February 13 and 14, 2019, in the Vancouver Convention Centre (West). Joining industry leaders in construction, renovation, design, and more, Westeck will be taking part in BUILDEX in a brand-new way this year.
On November 7 and 8, 2018, Westeck Windows and Doors is proud to be attending the Passive House Canada Conference at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. Joining industry leaders in the construction and trades industry, Westeck will bring its executive leaders to the conference to gain an even greater understanding of the environmental movement in home construction.
Westeck Windows and Doors joins 800 professionals at The Global Buyers Mission presented by BC Wood at the Whistler Conference Centre.
Unable to accept that Europeans are the only ones who can build great fenestration products the challenge was on and our technical department immersed themselves fully into the science of Passive House.