Opinion

Assoc. acknowledges city’s decision

To the editor:

Re: City of Kelowna wants LEED buildings on the old KSS site.

The B.C. Sustainable Energy Association, Okanagan Chapter, commends the City of Kelowna for its recent decision that the new buildings constructed on the old KSS site (near the corner of Richter and Hwy 97) will be built to a LEED gold standard.

The BCSEA recognizes that higher quality buildings are a very important part of our future and that we must raise our requirements for all new buildings and substantial renovations to reduce water and energy use and make these buildings more pleasant and healthy for their occupants.

John C. Suttie, chairman,

Okanagan Chapter,

B.C. Sustainable Energy Association

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

LNG tax drops in softer gas market
 
Straight From DeHart: Towne Centre mall welcomes new lingerie shop
 
Target opening new stores in Kelowna and Courtenay, B.C.
Private power an alternative to Site C
 
Big-box stores excluded from liquor sales
 
B.C. seeks to diversify Asia wood exports
Colorado man arrested for shooting bounty hunter "Dog"
 
Business owner awarded
 
Tax rebate offered to lure LNG producers

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.