Deep Dive Community Discussion
FTFO's Deep Dive DISCUSSION SERIES will take place online monthly.
Topics will be in the areas of transportation, economic recovery, buildings, agriculture, food security, and more.
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TAKE A DEEP DIVE INTO
Buildings and Energy
7:00-8:30pm Thurs Jan 28 via Zoom
How can buildings be retrofitted and how can we create new buildings to minimize energy use? How can we stop other, on-site sources of emissions? These are questions for us to explore in our next Deep Dive Discussion on Climate Issues.
Please RSVP to be sent a short list of readings and videos on the topic as well as the Zoom link to join the
January 28th discussion.
David Kassian, City of Penticton, Community Sustainability Coordinator . David will provide an update on the City’s climate action planning, new BC Step Code Implementation, the Home Energy Loan Program, and community emissions associated with buildings.
Chris Allen, Architect and Principal of Landform Architecture Ltd.
Chris will outline passive house principles behind present the Eco Sage subdivision on the Penticton Indian Reserve and the Okanagan College Daycare. The daycare was certified by the Passive House Institute and is a Silver finalist for the Canadian Home Builders Association award for Best Environmental Initiative in Construction.
Lake Country has developed a GHG emissions reduction bylaw and assessment tool for new development which will help to not only reduce emissions but also to conserve water & energy resources in the community. Read MORE
Illustration by Tallulah Fontaine