New Building Energy and Resource Program

Apologies for the lack of posts for a long time….Here’s what’s been happening, two years in the making.  A team of people, with support from Natural Resources Canada, BC Hydro and many local and regional stakeholders, have developed a comprehensive new program targeting energy and resource consumption and solutions for buildings and the built environment….

Surrey Town Centres Open Competition

VIEW FROM SEMIAHMOO SITE TOWARDS WHITE ROCK The City of Surrey is hosting an  open to all ideas competition for five centres in Surrey: “Shifting towards Sustainable Suburbs” Map of Surrey’s Historic Neighbourhoods visit the Surrey Townshift site  

Jane Jacobs

Here’s another of a few influential people I’ve come across, in one way or another, that could be said to be advancing sustainability in the built environment. She was not without critics, and possibly did not use the term “sustainable”- all of which makes her that much more interesting… Jane Jacobs was an American-born Canadian…