Category: Environment

Blatchford’s Energy Centre One – Designing a building for sustainability.

With residential construction underway, Blatchford is on its way to becoming the home of Edmonton’s first sustainable community. A big part of the neighbourhood being green is the use of an environmentally-friendly District Energy Sharing System, which is a highly-efficient centralized system that provides the energy for heating, cooling (air conditioning) and hot water to…

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Building A Sustainable Community

Building one of the world’s largest sustainable communities doesn’t happen without a clear vision and commitment. Blatchford is being built from the ground up as a model for a green, renewable, carbon neutral community. Blatchford’s Energy Strategy focuses on energy conservation, energy efficiency – driven by a centralized District Energy Sharing System (DESS), and the…

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Blatchford District Energy Sharing System 2018 Progress

Yes, Blatchford is a statement. A big part of that statement is putting an emphasis on a more sustainable lifestyle, but how will we help residents do this? With its vision of being one of the world’s largest sustainable communities, how residents and businesses receive their energy is a huge component to reaching that sustainable…

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Solar in a box: Seacan project makes solar energy portable for remote industrial sites

NAIT grads bring seacan solar array to Blatchford redevelopment Csilla Harsasi turns student project into new career in alternative energy Driving across the abandoned pavement at the Blatchford redevelopment, it’s easy to forget this sprawling former airport is located in the heart of Edmonton. Just past the fleet of earth-movers, round the pickup parking area…

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