Goal: Adopt alternative energy solutions, e.g., geothermal, solar
Objective: Implement one renewable energy project by 2015
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
Þ Raise public awareness when renewable energy is used in a public building (e.g., interpretative signage for geothermal in the Public Safety Building).
Goal: Ensure energy efficiencies in new buildings and retrofits.
Objective: Increase energy efficiency of buildings in Port Moody
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)
Goal: Implement and enforce anti-idling bylaw.
Objective: Reduce vehicle idling in Port Moody.
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.
Goal: Utilize hybrid vehicles in city fleet.
Objective: Increase the number of hybrid vehicles in the city’s fleet by 2011.
Þ Develop a Green Fleet Policy (complete).
Þ Purchase two hybrid vehicles by 2011.