E3 is introducing a brand new Lunch & Learn series! This is an opportunity for you to join us on seminars and discussions about the latest technologies, practices, and current topics and issues in the green building industry. Our first session will focus on the new Vancouver Building Bylaws coming into effect July 1st, 2014. The changes will affect residential construction… read more →
E3’s recent Binning Tower project with IBI Architects and Wall Financial at UBC is targeting Gold under REAP, UBC’s green building rating system. The project team selected to seek an ID credit to work with UBC students in a collaborative study to further research in residential development, allowing E3 the opportunity to work with students Ashkan Babaie and Mahsa Akbarnejad.… read more →
Here are some great courses coming this spring: LEED AP Exam Preparation and Project Experience In addition to providing the LEED project experience required to qualify to write the LEED 2009 exam and 15 LEED specific CE hours for credential maintenance for those with a LEED GA designation, this workshop includes LEED AP BD+C (Building Design and Construction) test preparation.… read more →
BUILDEX Vancouver is taking place this year on February 19th and 20th! E3’s Einar Halbig will be speaking at this year’s BUILDEX Vancouver in the seminar “Overview of Air Leakage Testing for Energy Efficiency on Single Family Homes.” Seminar Description: An air leakage test is a major component of receiving a final EnerGuide rating on a home but what does… read more →
Our friends at Natural Balance have a great new video on building sustainable homes. The video features Architect Frits De Vries, Natural Balance Principal Nick Kerchum, and E3’s Principal Troy Glasner. Check out the video below:
The George Schmidt Centre, a 30-unit development in Abbotsford for men who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is the first mid-rise multi-family home project in B.C. to achieve gold certification in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. Sixty-five LEED points are required for gold-level certification; the project achieved 75.5 points. E3 Eco Group acted… read more →
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