813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
Tag: University of British Columbia
A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.
If you build it, they will come. But if you build a green building—one that aims to be environmentally responsible and resource-efficient—but people aren’t comfortable living or working in it, you risk falling short of your green goals.
(Le texte français suit) Call for Papers: Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies Location: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus (http://www.canadianstudies.ubc.ca/) Date: 29-30 September, 2012 Canadian and Environmental Studies are two fields in transformation. Initiated in part as emancipatory projects in the 1970s, seeking to define subjects and articulate their [...]
Teams are competing in a 5 part challenge centered around building a District Energy System for the imaginary town of Sustainaville as part of the FortisBC Community Energy Challenge.