First Things First Okanagan hosted its 4th Alternate Energy Symposium.
Learn about FortisBC and City of Penticton home energy upgrade programs that include loans and cash-back rebates. Did you know you can get a free on-line home energy assessment?
Experts from clean energy fields will share their knowledge on how to make changes in transportation, housing, and lifestyle.
Take in the free talks offered every 30 minutes.
Speakers - Merlot Room
10:15 am, Bryce Hayes, Skyfire Energy
Solar in the Okanagan.
11:00 am, Tami Rothery & Peter Robinson, Community Energy Association What can BC communities do about climate change?
11:30 am, Noura Seifelnasr, Properate,
Free Online Home Energy Audits.
12:00 pm, Plug In BC, Jean Michel Toriel
The Benefits of EVs in the Okanagan.
12:30 pm, Draydan Power, FortisBC
EV Charging and Our Electric Grid.
1:00 pm, David Kassian, City of Penticton
The Home Energy Loan Program.
1:30 pm, Gilles LeSage, Total Home Solutions, What to expect in a Home Energy Audit.
2:00 pm, Canadian Aerothermal
Electric heat pumps- ideal for the Okanagan
2:30 pm, Carol Suhan, FortisBC, Make your home energy efficient and use rebates to help you do it.
3:00 pm, Chris Allen. Landform Architecture
Our journey to a carbon neutral home.
3:30 pm, Jeremy Dresner, RDOS
Challenges and Opportunities adapting to extreme heat.
Meet suppliers and installers of home energy retrofits including heat pump and solar energy systems. Learn about geothermal heating and cooling systems. Check out electric bike and car dealers.
Sit behind the wheel of a variety of electric vehicles (EVs) on display in the hotel parkade and chat with electric vehicle owners about their experience.
Explore how you can electrify your travel, housing, business, and recreation.
How does your home rate?
Confused about where to start with home improvements? Talk to a registered Home Energy Advisor.
The future is electric and includes opportunities to switch to quiet and efficient home and landscape equipment and appliances.
NetZero Plastic to Fuel Machine
Clean Energy Job Ideas
Interested in clean energy trades? Explore the Okanagan College - Sustainable Building Technology Program.