Category Archives: Perversions

Green Roofs and Homeowner Protection in B.C.: Balancing Benefits and Risks

(March 15, 2008) As provincial and local governments focus their attention on setting and reaching goals for greenhouse has reduction and environmental protection, the role that new development and construction can play is under active scrutiny. Continue reading

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Report of the task group on green roofs and homeowner protection in B.C. to the homeowner protection office

(June 22, 2007) In early 2007, the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) Board of Directors became aware of the need for action to address issues arising from the application of extensive green roof technology in the construction of new homes for sale in British Columbia. Continue reading

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Green Buildings, Green Roofs and Homeowner Protection in British Columbia

(January 30, 2007) The purpose of this paper is to identify for resolution the issues surrounding the introduction of green building techniques, particularly green roof systems, in residential construction in British Columbia. Continue reading

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Conservation fraud

(June 30, 2006) The Ontario government has promised the bring a giveaway of conservation to electricity usage. Conservation and demand management, aimed at reducing energy use, are the backbones of a 20-year plan to dramatically alter consumption.. It’s a grand dream that hides a reality. Continue reading

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Waterfall Building Green Roof Case Study – Vancouver B.C.

(January 15, 2002) The Waterfall Building is part of a new mixed-use project located in Vancouver, British Columbia developed by Hillside Development Ltd. in 2000-2001. Continue reading

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