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BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...energy-efficient new home construction and renovation standards. According to Luke Dolan, owner of Capital Home Energy and the B.C. director of the Canadian A...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...energy efficiency Birol urges governments around the world who seek economic solutions to the coronavirus downturn to invest in energy efficiency measures. Th...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...energy efficiency funding, sustainability consulting support and an affinity program that helps Houston City employees get access to discounted renewable energy...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...energy efficient and airtight building standards . By promoting the Passive House Green Home Rating System and making it easier for home builders to meet Pass...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...homes mean healthier homes. Recent studies have shown that individuals with lower incomes are at higher risk of suffering medical ailments. A green home is a go...

Renewable Energy

The best desk we've ever seen

This desk hack is just too brilliant not to feature. A great way to stay active at work, you could actually leave work with your daily exercise done, bringing ...

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

...energy consumption, airtightness and thermal performance. The total heating load of a house must be less than or equal to 15kWh / m² per year, and the total ene...