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Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit

Calgary was a success! Ashley Duncan of BC Insulators, and Pat Tilley, Business Agent of Alberta Local 110, were at the Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit in Calgary last week. It was an excellent conference with lots of exciting conversations surrounding energy audits, and proper use of mechanical insulation. Also pictured the […]

Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building under construction in Waterloo

  The Cora Group has earned Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building Design certification for, a commercial multi-tenant office building in Waterloo, ON. The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) presented the certification, which required the building to: model a zero carbon balance for future operations; incorporate a highly efficient envelope and […]

Climate Action Secretariat

A new advisory council introduced today by Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister George Heyman will provide strategic advice to government on areas of focus for climate action that go hand in hand with economic growth. “I am thrilled with the new advisory council and look forward to receiving their […]

BC Insulators first union to get JUST Label for social justice

BC Insulators are first union to receive JUST Label for commitment to social justice and equity from Seattle-based International Living Future Institute  BC INSULATORS  NEWS RELEASE      Wednesday May 11, 2016 VANCOUVER – The BC Insulators have become the first labour union to receive a coveted JUST Label from the Seattle-based International […]