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Goal: Adopt alternative energy solutions, e.g., geothermal, solar

Objective: Implement one renewable energy project by 2015

Action Items:

Þ      Review City facilities for renewable energy opportunities; Select a renewable energy technology and propose the implementation of a pilot project

Objective: Educate the community on alternative energy solutions

Action Items:

Þ      Raise public awareness when renewable energy is used in a public building (e.g., interpretative signage for geothermal in the Public Safety Building).

Relevant Pillars: economic sustainabilityenvironmental sustainabiliity


Goal: Ensure energy efficiencies in new buildings and retrofits.

Objective: Increase energy efficiency of buildings in Port Moody

Action Items:

Þ      Draft a Green Building Policy

Þ      Identify energy efficiency opportunities in new Firehall #1

Þ      Promote green building technologies as part of the development review process through the use of the sustainability checklist

Þ      Incorporate energy efficiency targets for new multi-family, commercial, and industrial buildings into the OCP (complete)

 Relevant Pillars:economic sustainabilityenvironmental sustainabiliity


Goal: Implement and enforce anti-idling bylaw.

Objective: Reduce vehicle idling in Port Moody.

Action Items:

Þ      Draft an anti-idling bylaw by 2011 (complete).

Þ      Raise awareness of anti-idling in conjunction with Clean Air Day.

Þ      Conduct educational sessions for City staff to increase knowledge and encourage staff to act as ambassadors for anti-idling.

Relevant Pillars: environmental sustainabiliity


Goal: Utilize hybrid vehicles in city fleet.

Objective: Increase the number of hybrid vehicles in the city’s fleet by 2011.

Action Items:

Þ      Develop a Green Fleet Policy (complete).

Þ      Purchase two hybrid vehicles by 2011.

Relevant Pillars: economic sustainabilityenvironmental sustainabiliity


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Last updated: 05/12/2011 1:55:26 PM