District of Sparwood Receives Honourable Mention Award at UBCM

The District of Sparwood received recognition for its strong leadership in energy conservation in the form of an Honourable Mention award at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities 2016 Convention in Victoria.

The District was recognized for their design, funding and delivery of a new home energy efficiency building permit incentive program resulting in over 50% of new housing starts achieving EnerGuide80 or better in 2016.

This incentive is part of Sparwood's commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and addressing climate change.

The UBCM awards single out municipalities from across the province and recognize their commitment to renewable energy, energy conservation, building retrofits, alternative transportation, land use planning and more.