Building interest and capacity within Revelstoke to live and build more sustainably, using local resources and to reduce energy and water use.
To learn more about Revelstoke’s Integrated Community Sustainability Plan click here.
To lean more about Revelstoke’s Sustainability Action Plan click here.
During 2014, the Sustainable Living Committee hosted a series of workshops, including:
- Overview of energy alternatives for heating and electricity
- Overview of building and landscaping for energy and water conservation
- Understanding and measuring your energy use
- Generating electricity from micro-hydro
- Solar (photovoltaic) energy and solar hot water
- Landscaping with native and water-efficient plants
- Energy Options for Camping and Minimalist Living
- Running your diesel vehicle & electric car
- Green home tour
- Passive house design and Modular Homes
- Biomass and district energy
- Heat pumps (air-to-air and ground source)
- Insulation options for home and business