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West Village District Energy Centre & Park an award-winning build

Jean Sorensen, Journal of Commerce Summary Two award-winning construction firms are helping the city of Surrey take a significant stride toward its objective of building Canada’s largest district energy heating system with their work on the West Village District Energy Centre and Park project...


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SFU Sustainable Energy Engineering Buildings receives seven VRCA Awards of Excellence

Peter Caulfield, Journal of Commerce Summary Seven contractors have won 2019 Silver Awards of Excellence from the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) for their parts in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Sustainable Energy Engineering Building (SE3P). The winners are: Bird...


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Surrey opens new West Village Energy Center and Park

Rattan Mall, The Indo-Canadian Voice Summary The City of Surrey officially opened its new West Village Energy Centre and Park on Thursday evening. The state-of-the-art energy centre will be an integral part in improving energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and providing more...


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SFU energy engineering building a fast-track ‘miracle’

Jean Sorensen, Journal of Commerce JEAN SORENSEN — The Bird Construction-built Simon Fraser University SE3P building utilizes concrete slab construction and precast decorative panels to create an eye-catching landmark at Surrey city centre. With the support of the city, it rose out of the...


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District Energy Public Sector Leadership Awards at IDEA2018

IDEA Recognizes Municipal Leadership in District Energy Systems in Greater Vancouver At its recent 109 th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Vancouver, BC, Canada, the International District Energy Association (IDEA) recognized six greater Vancouver cities with IDEA Public Sector Leadership...


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Carbon-Based Building Codes and Standards

Summary Intersection of Step Code and District Energy in Surrey, B.C. Workshop 1 Session Speakers Jason Owen, City of Surrey #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #Sustainability #Surrey #BritishColumbia #Canada

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Renewable Solutions in Municipal District Hot Water DHW

Summary Workshop 1 Session Speakers Jason Owen, City of Surrey, B.C. #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #HotWater #Surrey #BritishColumbia #Canada #Sustainability

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Surrey's Low-Carbon District Energy Strategy

Summary This presentation will focus on Surrey’s City-owned DE utility and its plan to realize a community scale reduction in GHG emissions from buildings. To achieve this vision, the City has developed a 3-phase plan that commenced in 2014 and will result in the utility meeting its carbon...

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IN DEPTH: Closing the Loop on Organic waste in British Columbia

Ben Messenger, Waste Management World Dutch firm WTT was the turn key technology provider for the facility and was responsible for the delivery and installation of all biological process equipment and the entire odour abatement system. Image © Summary A new fully integrated closed loop...


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City of Surrey Unveils State-of-the-Art Biofuel Plant

Ashley Hyshka, The Runner Summary Surrey is undertaking a unique initiative by using discarded biomatter in green bins as renewable fuel. As part of the effort to be more environmentally sustainable, the city recently opened the Surrey Biofuel Facility, a $68 million plant located in Port...