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$370,000 funds energy efficiency in communitiesA total of $370,000 will support 14 new communities selected to join the expanding Community Action on Energy and Emissions (CAEE), bringing the total number of communities up to 44 - close to an overall goal of 50.   More...
Cutbacks brought big rewardsHydro program shows people are prepared to change their habits.  More...
Campus homes pioneer green heatingVerdant boasts a number of green features: healthy, low-VOC interior paints, adhesives and carpets; energy and water-efficient appliances and fixtures; and on-site stormwater detention.  More...
B.C.'s growing green economy offers fresh career optionsRenewable energy technology is among the fields expected to expand in the future.  More...
B.C. is greening up its building codeBritish Columbia's building code is undergoing a major review that will help the province tackle greenhouse gas emissions and curtail waste of natural resources.  More...
Feds to ban inefficient lightbulbs as part of green planThe federal government will develop national standards for energy efficient lighting by the end of the year and ban inefficient bulbs by 2012.  More...
Vancouver and Salt Spring Island Recognized for Energy Efficiency LeadershipThe City of Vancouver and Salt Spring Island Trust were selected as winners of a $30,000 Community Challenge prize offered by the Energy Savings Plan (ESP).  More...
City Green Solutions Welcomes ecoENERGY Grant - up to $5000 for HomeownersCity Green Solutions is the only non-profit organization in BC to provide home energy efficiency assessments, customized retrofit plans and access to up to $5000 in retrofit grants for homeowners.   More...
Saanich sweetens pot for building 'green'Saanich is launching a program to help residential builders cut red tape and cash in on government programs for building "green."  More...
ESP Team Member Receives Premier's Partnership Finalist AwardESP team member, City Green Solutions, was included with a list of partners for the Premier's Innovation and Excellence Awards for 2006/2007 for its involvement with the Energy Savings Plan project.   More...