Cutbacks brought big rewards

Source: Scott Simpson, The Vancouver Sun.: May 5, 2007 pg. L.15 It didn’t take a whole lot of effort for Bernie Lyon to change her electricity consumption habits but the rewards were, in her mind, enormous. Hydro program shows people are prepared to change their habits.  Lyon is one of about 2,000 British Columbians who took […]

Air-Source Heat Pumps

An air-source heat pump provides an efficient and renewable way to heat and cool your home. The use of a heat pump results in reduced consumption of energy, significant financial savings, and a cleaner environment. Because of the versatility of air-source heat pumps, they provide an ideal heating and cooling solution for almost any building. […]

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 […]

A new plan for the province

The Government of B.C. unveiled their new energy plan on February 27th, calling on British Columbians to rethink and reduce their energy usage more than ever before. One of the energy plan’s main goals is to make the province self-sufficient in electricity by 2016. The plan stipulates that consumers must cut their future demands in […]

Solar Energy Guides

Solar BC is an initiative of BC SEA to develop the awareness and opportunities for the use of solar energy in British Columbia. The BC Sustainable Energy Association (BC SEA) is a non-profit association of citizens, professionals and practitioners, committed to promoting the understanding, development, and adoption of sustainable energy and energy conservation and efficiency […]

BC SEA Sustainable Energy Directory

The BC Sustainable Energy Association (BC SEA) is a non-profit association of citizens, professionals and practitioners, committed to promoting the understanding, development, and adoption of sustainable energy and energy conservation and efficiency in British Columbia. Their vision is a future in which all of BC’s energy comes from clean, renewable, efficient sources, for electricity, transport, […]