Sustainability Now

The Sustainability Now is the newsletter of the Association of Professiona Engineers and Geoscientists in BC. Follow the links under “Series: Newsletter” to access individual newsletter. weblink: APEGBC Web Site • from: APEGBC – Association of Professional Engineers of BC … Continue reading

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EIT and GIT Sustainability Work Experience

The addition of sustainability to the Engineer and Geoscientist in Training Acceptable Work Experience was mandated by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC’s Sustainability Management System approved by Council in 2000. To view the current proposed sustainbility … Continue reading

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Innovative Communications Cabling Systems: Sustainable Designs for High-Tech Buildings

What makes a building ‘sustainable’? Some general features include energy and operational efficiency, maximization of space, and worker comfort. These general characteristics apply to sustainable buildings for high-tech tenants, but additional qualities of these specialized tenants require a new approach. … Continue reading


Building assessment tools are used to evaluate the environmental performance of buildings. LEEDTM, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is one example of an increasingly popular building assessment tool developed by the US Green Building Council A … Continue reading