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FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners: Meet Jay Starnino

Our Climate Action Partners program helps governments and organizations achieve their climate action goals. We caught up with Jay Starnino, senior energy specialist with Grand Forks, to learn about how his work helps the community.
March 29, 2021

How can waste heat be repurposed for space heating?

Heat recovery is an innovation that captures waste heat from a building’s air exchange system and puts it to new use—like space heating.
February 2, 2021

5 exciting ways we’re getting renewable energy from waste

We plan to supply enough carbon-neutral Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to replace up to 15 per cent of our current natural gas supply. Learn how we’re working with our customers to help reduce their emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.
January 27, 2021

Protecting White sturgeon: a 175-million-year-old species at risk

We caught up with our aquatics biologist to learn more about White sturgeon in the Kootenays, a species listed as endangered, and understand how we’re working with our partners to protect this age-old species.
January 13, 2021

Year in review: progress made to 30BY30 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Last year we set our 30BY30 target to reduce our customers’ greenhouse gas emissions 30 per cent by 2030. Let’s look at some of the progress we made this year as we work towards this ambitious target.
December 17, 2020

How we’re building and maintaining resilient natural gas supply

Do you ever turn on your furnace and worry about having the natural gas to run it? Of course not! Here’s how we ensure our natural gas supply is reliable, delivering the gas you need when it’s cold.
December 15, 2020

Innovative builders exceed minimum BC Step Code requirements with natural gas heating

Many home builders in BC are helping to address the challenge of climate change by exceeding the BC Step Code required for their communities. And they’re doing it with natural gas heating systems.
November 16, 2020

Why is FortisBC asking me to use less energy?

We're working toward our 30BY30 target by making energy-efficient appliances and equipment accessible and more affordable to our customers through our rebate programs, helping lower their energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
October 27, 2020

FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners: Meet Jay Starnino

Our Climate Action Partners program helps governments and organizations achieve their climate action goals. We caught up with Jay Starnino, senior energy specialist with Grand Forks, to learn about how his work helps the community.
March 29, 2021

How can waste heat be repurposed for space heating?

Heat recovery is an innovation that captures waste heat from a building’s air exchange system and puts it to new use—like space heating.
February 2, 2021

5 exciting ways we’re getting renewable energy from waste

We plan to supply enough carbon-neutral Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to replace up to 15 per cent of our current natural gas supply. Learn how we’re working with our customers to help reduce their emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.
January 27, 2021

Protecting White sturgeon: a 175-million-year-old species at risk

We caught up with our aquatics biologist to learn more about White sturgeon in the Kootenays, a species listed as endangered, and understand how we’re working with our partners to protect this age-old species.
January 13, 2021

Year in review: progress made to 30BY30 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Last year we set our 30BY30 target to reduce our customers’ greenhouse gas emissions 30 per cent by 2030. Let’s look at some of the progress we made this year as we work towards this ambitious target.
December 17, 2020

How we’re building and maintaining resilient natural gas supply

Do you ever turn on your furnace and worry about having the natural gas to run it? Of course not! Here’s how we ensure our natural gas supply is reliable, delivering the gas you need when it’s cold.
December 15, 2020

Innovative builders exceed minimum BC Step Code requirements with natural gas heating

Many home builders in BC are helping to address the challenge of climate change by exceeding the BC Step Code required for their communities. And they’re doing it with natural gas heating systems.
November 16, 2020

Why is FortisBC asking me to use less energy?

We're working toward our 30BY30 target by making energy-efficient appliances and equipment accessible and more affordable to our customers through our rebate programs, helping lower their energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
October 27, 2020

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