The province’s new Better Buildings BC program is challenging designers, builders and developers with up to $390,000 in incentives to design cost-effective net-zero energy ready buildings.
The technology exists today to move the world onto cleaner energy solutions, but what’s holding us up is political will.
The Gerald Hatch Centre for Engineering Experiential Learning combines a new home for the undergraduate clubs with engineering research in a building that functions as a living laboratory of sustainability.
A team from Montreal claimed the refrigeration project excellence award for an oil transfer and recycling system for ammonia (R-717) refrigeration installations within local hockey arenas.
Canada Green Building Council’s new Vancouver office “leeds” the way with predicted energy cost savings of 25.3 per cent compared to ASHRAE 9.1-2010, with a 39 per cent reduction in indoor water use.