Winter 2023

  1 December 2022

In this issue, you can find resources on sustainability, upcoming learning opportunities, and more.

  • Creating More Energy Efficient Homes
    Heating costs during the cold months giving you trouble? There are some accessible ways to reduce heat loss, starting with weatherstripping and sealing up gaps.
  • Vancouver’s Zero Emissions Building Program
    The City of Vancouver is aiming to cut carbon pollution from buildings in half by 2030. This will include the introduction of regulations that require large multi-family buildings to annually report their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. The City is also launching retrofit programs to help residents in multi-family buildings.
  • Granville Gardens’ Grant Project
    Granville Gardens, recipient of CHF BC’s 2022 Sustainability Grant, installed a heat pump to serve its common room and created an outdoor cooling area. Here’s a quick follow up since the last newsletter: see how the project turned out!
  • Greener Co-op Microgrants
    Does your co-op have an idea for a project that helps the environment? CHF Canada’s Greener Co-op Microgrants are now open for applications. Deadline to apply is March 20, 2023.