March 2, 2015


Not-for-profit building school sets example for energy and carbon footprint reduction in homes


Cihac Expo

DATE: October, 14th - 18th,  2014)
LOCATION: Centro Banamex Exhibition Centre, Mexico City, Mexico

"This year marks the twenty-sixth anniversary of EXPO CIHAC with the participation of our more than 500 exhibitors showcasing their best products, technologies and innovations in construction.
In awarding the ECO-CIHAC award for "Sustainable Innovation" again recognize their effort, entrepreneurship, creativity, imagination, productive investment generating economic activity and employment."


BUILDEX Vancouver
DATES: February 19 & 20, 2014
LOCATION: Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place  
EXHIBIT HOURS: February 19: 9:30am-5pm; February 20: 9:30am-4pm
SEMINAR HOURS: February 19: 8:00am-4pm; February 20: 8:00am-4:30pm

PASSIVE HOUSE NORTH 2013: Affordable energy efficiency for a changing climate 

The 6th International Urban Design Conference (2013)

This years conference is themed: "UrbanAgiNation" urbanisation | agitation | imagination and will examine the Liveability, Productivity, Affordability and Efficiency of our Cities.

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Ever considered building your own home? The WSGAI series gives you new tools to contemplate a home or community designed to meet your needs.  From DIY tiny houses to building intentional communities Jason Robinson takes us on a tour of how to build Robust Livable Communities.

Episode 1 - Windsong Cohousing, Langley, BC, Canada Episode 2 - Yarrow Ecovillage, Chilliwack, BC, Canada Episode 3 - Beach House, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada Episode 4 - Roberts Creek, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada Episode 5 -

Sustainability Television is proud to present this 20 part episodic series highlighting the construction of the Harmony House.

Located in Burnaby, BC, Canada; the Harmony House is a winning entry in the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation EQuilibrium™ Housing Initiative.  This net-zero home will produce as much energy as it uses on an annual basis - from renewable sources.

by Richard Register, President, Ecocity Builders 

The University of British Columbia has opened the most sustainable building in North America, a $37-million "living laboratory" that will help to regenerate the environment and advance research and innovation on global sustainability challenges.

A film by Bruce Marchfelder
Edited by Jody Thompson
Motion Graphics by Cory Ransom
Original Music composed and performed by Marika Takeuchi.
Copyright UBC