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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

REnEW program helps graduates build a better future

The Residential Energy Efficiency Works (REnEW) program helps individuals experiencing barriers to employment. It offers participants skills training and hands-on experience in the energy-efficiency construction industry.
November 4, 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

4 ways we’re working to ensure we continue to deliver natural gas to our customers today and into the future

Did you know we own and operate almost 50,000 kilometres of gas line? It’s enough to comfortably go around the Earth and the foundation we use to deliver natural gas to more than one million customers.
October 13, 2020

The costly truth about your old furnace

Some homes are still heated with old, inefficient furnaces & homeowners are unaware. With winter almost here & double rebates available for a limited time, how does yours stack up?
October 9, 2020

We make a big stink when it comes to investigating gas odour

This inside look at FortisBC’s emergency operations reveals how the safety of the public and our customers is our number one priority in the rare event of a natural gas leak.
July 6, 2020

How we overcame an emergency to keep energy flowing to the Sunshine Coast

With no idea how much time we had, it took a team effort to keep natural gas flowing to the Sunshine Coast.
June 22, 2020

This is what actually happens when you click or call BC 1 Call

A first time homeowner tells us the steps she took to ensure she didn’t hit any utilities in her backyard when installing a French drain.
May 5, 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

REnEW program helps graduates build a better future

The Residential Energy Efficiency Works (REnEW) program helps individuals experiencing barriers to employment. It offers participants skills training and hands-on experience in the energy-efficiency construction industry.
November 4, 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

4 ways we’re working to ensure we continue to deliver natural gas to our customers today and into the future

Did you know we own and operate almost 50,000 kilometres of gas line? It’s enough to comfortably go around the Earth and the foundation we use to deliver natural gas to more than one million customers.
October 13, 2020

The costly truth about your old furnace

Some homes are still heated with old, inefficient furnaces & homeowners are unaware. With winter almost here & double rebates available for a limited time, how does yours stack up?
October 9, 2020

We make a big stink when it comes to investigating gas odour

This inside look at FortisBC’s emergency operations reveals how the safety of the public and our customers is our number one priority in the rare event of a natural gas leak.
July 6, 2020

How we overcame an emergency to keep energy flowing to the Sunshine Coast

With no idea how much time we had, it took a team effort to keep natural gas flowing to the Sunshine Coast.
June 22, 2020

This is what actually happens when you click or call BC 1 Call

A first time homeowner tells us the steps she took to ensure she didn’t hit any utilities in her backyard when installing a French drain.
May 5, 2020