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General News · 17th August 2022
Lisa Ferentinos
Are you interested in home energy efficiency?

Federal and Provincial funding is available for home energy retrofits!


With Kuan-Jian Foo, Coast Building Systems

DATE // Sunday, August 21
TIME // 5:00pm - 6:00pm PST
LOCATION // CCEDA Tent - Village Commons next to Manson's Hall

Improve Your Home and Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sponsored by the Cortes Climate Plan for Resilience

Join Kuan-Jian Foo, registered energy advisor with Coast Building Systems and a new Cortes Island resident, to learn about the necessary steps to qualify for federal and provincial programs to help fund home energy retrofits.

If you’re a homeowner, this is an excellent opportunity to create a more affordable, comfortable home for both yourself and tenants, in addition to lowering home energy emissions that contribute to our current climate emergency. These are small but important steps that can add up to creating a healthier, more sustainable environment on Cortes Island and beyond.

The program will cover >>>

• Home insulation
• Air-Sealing
• Energy -Star Windows and Doors
• Thermostat
• Space and Water heating
• Photovoltaic Systems
• Batteries connected to PV
• Roofing Membrane
• Basement Wall Waterproofing
• Moisture Proofing

For more info on provincial programs >>>

For more info on the federal programs >>>

Accessibility >>>

• If you’re unable to make it in-person, you can contact Kuan-Jian Foo directly to learn more and to set up a personal home energy assessment at

• We are aiming to run another in-person session in the fall.

• We are working on recording this event so that it may be accessible for viewing after the date.

• This is an outdoor event, so please dress appropriately for the weather.

• Please consider car-pooling to help out folks who may otherwise be unable to attend due to lack of appropriate transportation.

COVID-19 Health & Safety >>>

If you’re sick for any reason, please take good care and refrain from attending the event. We ask that you please respect those who wish to wear a mask.

Cortes Climate Plan for Resilience