Tag: environmental sustainability

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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Stage One Construction Progress – A Bird’s Eye View

As construction progresses in Blatchford West – Stage One, elements of the new neighbourhood are taking shape every day. Paved roads, lanes and curbs, paving-stone lined pedestrian streets and the first roundabout have already been built on site. The new road system covers utilities installed across Stage One to provide future buildings with the heating,…

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Blatchford Summer 2018 Newsletter

Blatchford’s builder selection process reached another milestone this summer, as the next stage of the builder selection process started on July 9, 2018. Over the next two months, participating builders will work on proposals that outline their commitment to sustainable and innovative design, and describe how their planned projects will contribute to an exceptional quality of…

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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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