Welcome to the Salt Spring Energy Strategy
The 2013 Salt Spring Island
Eco-Living and Home Tour
Sunday August 11.
The Eco-Tour is held on Salt Spring every two years and is the
perfect opportunity to learn more about energy-efficient construction
and greenbuilding materials, rainwater harvesting, renewable energy,
organic growing, electric vehicles and more.
More information on houses and projects on the 2013 tour.
Driftwood Article - Electric vehicles show their paces (pdf)
by Jane Aitken on August 7, 2013
Driftwood Article -
Countdown to the Eco-Tour
by Jane Aitken on August 5, 2013
Driftwood Article - Green Dreams Shared on Tour
Focus on the Builders' Perspective
by Jane Aiken - July 17, 2013
AQUA Article - Building the Green Dream
Artistic Vision Meets Environmental Awareness
(Article starts on page 39)
by Jane Aiken, Photos by Ron Watts - Summer 2013 Edition
Driftwood Article - Catch Green Bug on Island EcoTour
by Jane Aiken - June 26, 2013
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SALT SPRING ISLAND
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION
August 11, 2013 from 12pm to 1pm
Opening of the Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Location: ArtSpring car park
Media Release - February 14, 2013
Earth Festival Society is pleased to announce that Mid Island Co-op is partnering with the society as co-owner and corporate sponsor of the Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Station at ArtSpring, on Salt Spring Island.
SSI Climate Action Plan
Salt Spring's new Climate Action Plan 1.0 now available here
LiveSmart BC: Efficiency Incentive Program
In partnership with BC Hydro and FortisBC, the Province of British Columbia is extending and improving its popular LiveSmart BC: Efficiency Incentive Program, where homeowners can receive more than $7,000 in rebates for energy saving improvements and equipment beginning on or after April 1, 2011.
Recent Articles & Reports
See Linda Gilkeson's articles on Winter Gardening
Linda's List Jan 24 - Dormant tree tasks & bittercress patrol
Transition Salt Spring
Salt Spring Island Climate Action Council and the new Salt Spring Island Climate Action Plan.
Climate Action Salt Spring
Linda's West Coast Gardening List
Global Warming and Climate Change skepticism examined