Vancouver Sets 2040 Decarbonization Deadline for Large Buildings

Vancouver has adopted a first-in-Canada bylaw aimed at decarbonizing all its large buildings by 2040.
June 6, 2024

From the article:

  • The Annual Greenhouse Gas and Energy Limits bylaw came into effect June 1, and “applies to retail and office buildings 100,000 square feet or larger, with plans to reduce emissions in subsequent years,” reports CBC News. It is expected to apply to some 200 properties and requires building owners to measure how much energy each building uses and the greenhouse gas intensity of each building.
  • These large buildings must reduce emissions by 50% by 2030, and 100% by 2050, writes Citynews Vancouver.

Read the full post at The Energy Mix.

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