National Newswatch

The future of the electric utility in Canada’s remote communities

May 11 2019 — Dylan Heerema — In Canada, both utilities and proponents of renewable electricity projects face many challenges when working together to transition remote communities to clean energy. To overcome specific barriers related to the governance and regulation of utilities, it’s important to first understand the current model under which electricity is provided to remote communities, which has remained basically […]

Future of green homes and buildings in British Columbia is bright

Aug 29 2017 — Dylan Heerema — Here in British Columbia, green buildings are quickly moving from niche to norm. All across the province, Passive House apartment buildings, LEED Platinum certified office space, and even green development plans for entire neighbourhoodsare demonstrating the market demand for high-performance buildings. The green building industry is now estimated to employ 31,700 people in B.C. We’ve been […]