May 7, 2019 - Author : CHBACO
Kelowna’s Energy Step Code Implementation Strategy was endorsed by Council on May 6th, 2019 for Part 9 residential buildings. Below is some information including key dates, rebates and next steps. Key Implementation Dates: Between May 20... Read More
December 4, 2018 - Author : CHBACO
The CHBA Central Okanagan has conducted an in depth study on the BC Energy Step Code.  Our results have confirmed that implementation of the BC Energy Step Code will add significant costs to entry level homes across the Okanagan.  With 50% of... Read More
October 26, 2018 - Author : CHBACO
When it comes to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, the housing sector is a Canadian success story. The residential sector is the only sector to meet original Kyoto Protocol reduction targets. From 1990 to 2014, GHG emissions in the... Read More
August 29, 2018 - Author : CHBACO
The City of Kelowna has put a new provincially-mandated energy reduction program for new construction on hold. City council made the move Monday in order to get a cost analysis being prepared by the Canadian Home Builders Association. Known... Read More