Energy Labeling Showdown

Energy Labeling Showdown

British Columbia’s existing buildings account for two-thirds of all energy consumed in the province and 41% of the province’s total GHG emissions. On a small scale, building energy labelling systems are effective tools in helping owners/operators monitor and reduce their energy consumption and GHG emissions. On a larger scale, they are one of many tools […]

British Columbia Building Performance Study

This province-wide study, undertaken by Light House in partnership with the Building Owners and Managers Association of BC (BOMA BC), examines the energy performance of 281 buildings from across BC, including 147 BOMA BESt certified buildings and 134 non-certified buildings. Using 40 performance indicators and EnergyStar Portfolio Manager, the study brings together real industry data […]

Towards Net Zero Energy Ready Residential Buildings In BC

The objective of this project was to develop a Roadmap that presents a comprehensive long-term strategy for guiding British Columbia’s residential buildings towards being carbon neutral/near net zero energy in operation i.e. homes that are highly efficient and require only a small amount of purchased energy each year. The strategy was developed through a combination […]