Posts Tagged ‘Ground-source Heat Pumps’

2012 SAB Awards Winning Project - Karis Place - More Than A Roof, Vancouver

Thursday, July 26th, 2012


Karis Place is a partnership between More Than A Roof Housing Society, BC Housing, and the City of Vancouver. It provides rental housing as part of the Provincial Homelessness Initiative, which focuses on providing safe, secure and supportive housing in response to the current homelessness crisis in Vancouver.

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Heat Pumps for heating and cooling buildings

Saturday, July 28th, 2007
by Richard Lay
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Building owners and designers wanting to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and energy use of their buildings are confronted by an array of technologies for heating and cooling, all claiming superior performance and even promising guaranteed LEED credits. (more…)


Interview: Peter Busby

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

by Jim Taggart

As both advocate and architect Peter Busby, CM, AIA, FRAIC, MAIBC, MAAA, MOAA, BCID, LEED A.P. has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work in furthering the practice of sustainable design. As Managing Director of Busby Perkins + Will he runs offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Seattle as well as consulting to the firm’s 21 offices worldwide.
In addition to his many architectural awards over 20 years in practice, in 2005 Peter was invested as a member of the Governor General’s Order of Canada, recognizing a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. (more…)