Saanich sweetens pot for building ‘green’

Municipality to give priority to applications for projects using energy-efficient components Bill Cleverley, Times ColonistPublished: Friday, April 06, 2007 Saanich is launching a program to help residential builders cut red tape and cash in on government programs for building “green.” The municipality will give priority to applications for housing projects using energy-efficient components and provide […]

ESP Team Member Receives Premier’s Partnership Finalist Award

2006/07 Partnership Finalist Award Recipient – Energy Efficiency and Community Energy Solutions Team Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources – Andrew Pape-Salmon, Liz Kelly, Christina Ianniciello and Keith Veerman, Dan Green, Sharon Jorgensen – Victoria BC Hydro – Patrick Mathot – Burnaby Building Owners and Managers Association of BC – Paul LaBranche – Vancouver Canadian Home Builders […]

Throne Speech: Energy, Sprawl, and Local Governments

News Release from the Community Energy Association Yesterday, the Lieutenant Governor, in her speech from the throne, outlined several energy-related initiatives and programs that will affect local governments and the services that they provide across British Columbia. Urban planning, buildings, landfills, transit, and infrastructure are all implicated. As Dale Littlejohn, a staff member of Community […]