Special Double Bill: Sustainability Initiatives by the Province of B.C.

This Monday, January 28, The Hive presents a special double bill focused on this province’s sustainability initiatives. Presenter Trudy Rotgans, Executive Director of the Building and Safety Standards Branch, will highlight recent and upcoming sustainability initiatives at the provincial level. These include six-storey wood buildings, the recently released 2012 BC Building Codes, and the recent public review of code changes to improve energy efficiency in all buildings. Co-presenter Rob Abbott, Executive Director of Carbon Neutral Government & Outreach with the Climate Action Secretariat, will focus on cross-government initiatives to further sustainability in the built environment. These initiatives include the BC’s LEED policy, energy efficiency, and the provincial government’s commitment to carbon neutrality. The event takes place from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 28 at The Hive, 210 – 128 West Hastings, Vancouver. Registration is $10 per person. Those who have a meetup.com account may register online at http://www.meetup.com/HiVE-Vancouver/events/98323852/. Alternatively, you may pay at the door. Coffee, tea and snacks will be served.

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