Next Session: GHG – The Elephant in The Room – March 22, 2012

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  • March 22, 2012
    2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Confirmed Speakers


Innes Hood, Senior Associate – Stantec

Opportunities and Trends in Energy Efficiency
Evolution of a sustainable built environment is predicated on our ability to utilize energy efficiently.  This talk will provide an overview on the trends in energy efficiency of buildings and communities, while also identifying key opportunities for continued progress.


Alexandra Baxter, Renewable Energy Planner – City of Vancouver

Strategies for a Low Carbon Future
The City of Vancouver has set aggressive targets to be the Greenest City in the world by 2020. The advancement of low carbon district energy is an important element to achieving our GHG reduction targets and Greenest City Action Goals. This presentation will provide an overview of the various policies supporting the investigation, implementation and growth of district energy across the City. The successes from the City-owned False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility as well as the advancement of new low carbon district heating systems in high density and high heat load areas will be discussed. How the City is moving forward with the development of a more comprehensive, pro-active City-Wide strategy for district energy implementation will also be highlighted.


Michael Driedger, Sustainable Building Advisor, Perkins + Will Canada

More details to follow!


Event Pricing:

Member Price: Free, Unlimited Registrants per Active Corporate Membership.

Non-Member Cost: $60 (+HST) per Attendee for Speaker Sessions

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