Ecolighten is proud to share links to new digital videos that we’ve been working on with the City of New Westminster to support consumer and industry education and awareness on high performance new home construction and the Urban Solar Garden.
As part of Ecolighten’s support for the City of New Westminster’s Energy Save New West program, we’re pleased to be helping the City explore the potential to develop an Urban Solar Garden. In short, the Urban Solar Garden will be an accessible, less expensive alternative to individual rooftop installations, allowing local residents, businesses and non-profits long term access to solar energy “Made in New West for New West”.
Ecolighten is pleased to announce that FortisBC has officially released the High-Efficiency Furnace Installation Guide for Existing Homes as part of their 2017 Furnace & Boiler Rebate Program.
Earlier this month, Ecolighten was pleased to attend the 2017 FortisBC Efficiency in Action Awards where the City of New Westminster was recognized for support of FortisBC's Rental Apartment Efficiency Program (RAEP).
As part of Ecolighten’s work with the City of New Westminster and Energy Save New West, we’re pleased to announce details for the “Spring 2017 - Builder & Designer Breakfast” event planned for Thursday, April 20th at the Anvil Centre from 7:30AM to 9:30AM.
Ecolighten is pleased to be supporting FortisBC with its upcoming Trade Ally Network Trade Show. The regional trade show in BC brings together contractors, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers to learn about developments in FortisBC and its Trade Ally Network and hear the latest in HVAC industry news and technologies.
What is all this discussion about the upcoming Energy Step Code in BC anyway? Well, the Government of BC’s introduction of an Energy Step Code represents a new innovative pathway to support the design and construction of higher performing buildings in the Province.
As part of Ecolighten’s Energy Services work with the City of New Westminster and Energy Save New West, we’re pleased to announce details for the Fall 2016 - Builder & Designer Event planned for Thursday, November 17th at the Anvil Centre from 7:30AM to 9:30AM.
This event is designed specifically for local builders, architects and designers to learn about upcoming program and policy initiatives designed to support energy-efficient new construction for Part 9 buildings in the City of New Westminster. The workshop will include a fully catered breakfast, sponsored by BC Hydro and FortisBC.
Did you know that a home is typically the largest purchase that someone will ever make yet there are some things we can’t see when deciding which home to buy, like energy use and costs? To address this, Metro Vancouver has launched a new program that encourages voluntary disclosure of home energy labels and Ecolighten is proud to support this initiative through Energy Save New West.
Did you know that new homes built to the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes standard is on average 20 percent more energy efficient than a home built to code? Developed by Natural Resources Canada, the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes program provides builders with the ability to construct energy-efficient homes in a timely, simple and cost-effective manner using common building practices.