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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Blatchford Winter 2017 Newsletter

Blatchford diverts 92% of materials from landfill! Blatchford has exceeded the recycling target set for building removals at the site! In order to maximize the sustainability goals at every stage of development, the City of Edmonton set a target to reuse or recycle 80 per cent of materials from the former airport buildings. So far,…

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A look ahead at a busy year!

With the recent approval of the renewable energy strategy for Blatchford, the City of Edmonton can now start major construction at the site. It’s shaping up to be a busy year as crews will be preparing the site for the first stage of residential units as well as the construction of a section of the…

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December 2016 Newsletter – Big news for Blatchford!

City Council approves District Energy Sharing System for Blatchford! We know it’s too soon for the next edition of our quarterly newsletter, but this news was just too big to wait until next year! Blatchford has just reached a major milestone in the project with the recent City Council approval of the Renewable Energy Utility…

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City Council approves District Energy Sharing System for Blatchford

The Blatchford project took a significant step forward on December 8, 2016, in the plan to create one of the world’s largest sustainable communities. Edmonton City Council has approved the framework for a Renewable Energy Utility for the community as well as $19.4 million to fund the initial stages of the system. The Renewable Energy Utility is based on a District…

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