Saturday, January 24, 2015

BC Sustainable Energy Association
BCSEA Kamloops presents Gil Peñalosa Feb 3

Urban design might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to the BCSEA. Why bring in an urban advisor rather than an energy expert? According to Cheryl Kabloona, Chair of the local Chapter, it’s because urban design dictates lifestyle, and lifestyle has a huge impact on people’s energy footprint. “For example, if you have a city where people can enjoy a nice walk to work instead of an aggravating commute, you’re improving health, you’re saving money, you’re building a friendlier, happier community, and you’re using a lot less energy,” says Kabloona. “There are so many ways that the physical infrastructure around us influences our energy choices.” Read more: BCSEA Kamloops presents Gil Peñalosa | BC Sustainable Energy Association

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