The provincial government’s proposed speculation tax has been widely talked about since it was announced in February 2018. This issue has been top-of-mind for the Association since then.
This is the time of year we revisit our attics and feel that harsh chill of the outdoors in our own home. But is it problematic for your attic to be cold? Not necessarily. Alternatively, your attic may feel like sauna, and that is a problem.
One of the best ways to heat a passive home is staring you right in the face every day. It makes your car too hot to sit in on summer days, and heats a lakes water to the perfect temperature for a dip.
When politics and environmental issues mix, the outcome is rarely a smooth transaction. It’s easy enough to turn a blind eye with so many other worrying things in the news.
You’ve heard already about Vancouver racing to become the Greenest city in the world by 2020, a lofty goal considering the plan was only approved in 2011. How could we ensure the title is ours by 2020?
When you’re considering using passive building techniques for your development project, there is a lot to take into consideration. Building to the Passive House standard reliably reduces heating and cooling costs of a building by approximately 90%.