Category: Environment

Sustainable management of water

Blatchford has the unique opportunity to build environmental sustainability into the community’s infrastructure from the ground up. This means that the cornerstones of sustainability — energy, water, transportation — are all being thoughtfully designed to reduce environmental impact. We have already shared part of our energy strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the community,…

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September 2016 Construction Update

Construction of the first of two stormwater ponds in Blatchford is well underway. Last year, the south pond was excavated, and construction crews are now installing the inlets and outlet to the pond as well as the storm sewer line that will connect to existing sewer lines outside of Blatchford. Why does Blatchford need stormwater…

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Blatchford: Building Green Homes

As the builder of one of the first net-zero energy homes in North America, Peter Amerongen of Habitat Studio knows about building green. Peter, an award-winning sustainable home builder, has brought his passion for environmentally responsible construction to the Edmonton market for over 35 years. “Our homes are some of the greenest and most energy-efficient…

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