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Students Challenge Businesses to Save Energy A team of University of Victoria students is challenging businesses in the capital region to save energy in their buildings.
Sustainable Saanich & Heritage Saanich Presentations Two free talks about balancing heritage building values and energy efficiency priorities hosted by Sustainable Saanich & Heritage Saanich in September.
Energy Labelled Home Sales to Spur Green Economy in Capital Region The Time of Sale Home Energy Labelling pilot project will provide participating homes with a free, third party home energy assessment with an accompanying EnerGuide for Houses Rating-similar to an appliance's EnergyStar rating.
Home Energy Efficiency Ratings Can Now be Included on MLS It is free for both homebuyers and sellers to participate in this pilot program, thanks to a $150 rebate from the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines, BC Hydro, the Victoria Real Estate Board, the Capital Regional District and participating municipalities for the cost of the home energy assessment.
BC Homeowners to Benefit from New ecoENERGY Grants This morning’s launch of the $400 million federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program has opened the floodgates for energy upgrades in BC, says Peter Sundberg, Executive Director of City Green Solutions, a non-profit organization providing energy efficiency services.
Local Businesses Get Incentives to Save Energy Small businesses in the capital region can now access financial incentives and free energy assessments to help them save money and reduce their energy consumption.
Federal Budget Introduces Home Energy Efficiency Grant Funding $400 million in funding for financial incentives through the ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes program was announced in the federal budget today in Parliament.
Solar Colwood Official Launch The Official Launch of the Solar Colwood Program will be taking place on Saturday June 11, from 1pm - 4pm at Colwood City Hall.
LiveSmart BC Efficiency Incentives Increased to Bring the Benefits Home Homeowners across the province once again have access to thousands of dollars in LiveSmart BC grants for energy efficiency improvements to their homes.
Free 'Tap By Tap' Energy and Water Savings Kits for Saanich Residents Free Energy and Water Saving Kits ($35 retail value) are now available for District of Saanich residents thanks to the Tap By Tap Saanich initiative.