Update on Low Carbon Energy System Bylaw – Passed by City of Vancouver Council

The Vancouver City Council passed the Low Carbon Energy System residential rezoning program on November 15th. This ground breaking development by-law facilitates the application of proven European technology that effectively recycles atmospheric energy for heating, cooling and domestic hot water in residential developments. The technology offers developers, designers and consumers the opportunity to dramatically reduce, … Continue reading Update on Low Carbon Energy System Bylaw – Passed by City of Vancouver Council

Energy recycling: Looking beyond the blue box

Most of us don’t think twice about recycling paper, plastics, glass and cans. At smartforme, we want to add energy to the list. Energy recycling is all about capturing energy that would normally be wasted. Buildings are notorious energy wasters, releasing a phenomenal amount of heat. smartforme’s building energy system uses air-to-water heat pumps to … Continue reading Energy recycling: Looking beyond the blue box

Smartforme profiled in Vancouver Sun

In October, smartforme was highlighted in a Vancouver Sun article on innovative approaches to heating and cooling buildings. I was interviewed by Sun writer Derek Penner about how energy recovery systems are empowering people to reduce the energy they use and minimize their environmental impact. There is growing interest in energy recovery and delivery systems … Continue reading Smartforme profiled in Vancouver Sun