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….

Purifying Water Through Gravity 

A single unit measuring 20 feet in length can purify all the water for a large hotel, he said, or a village of 200 to 1,000 people. The key is that the device operates on no, or almost no, energy. The only energy that is required is the energy to pump the water to the…

Ten Things Number Four: Look with a different perspective

Look with a different perspective- In this view of the earth, the ocean is one body of water. This is an important point of view, perhaps akin to understanding we have one earth to live on, one atmosphere we all share. In designing the built environment, how important it is to think if what we…

Ten Things to Advance Sustainability in the Built Environment- Number Three

REGARD FLOW– Things that flow: Water, Blood, Air, Traffic, Pedestrians, Architecture, Sound, Music, Light, Wind, Electricity, Electromagnetic Energy, Energy, Movement, Dance, Snow, Glaciers, Stone, Populations, Migrations, Cash, Economies, Wealth, Sap, Sand, Clay, Radiation, Heat, Coolness, Oceans, Rivers, Cells, Clothing, Transportation, Knowledge, Song, Birds, Flight, Color, Landscapes, Consciousness, Memory, Language, Paths, Roads, Currents, Fragrances, Oil, Chemicals,…