Category Archives: Cobble Hill Office

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems

Written By on February 12, 2019

We are proud to have achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification of our quality management system (QMS)! The standard specifies requirements for a QMS when an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide services that meet customer, statutory and regulatory requirements; and, aims to enhance customer satisfaction through effective application of the system, processes for improvement and assurance of conformity to customer, statutory and regulatory requirements. What does this mean? Well, similar to how auditing standards can be applied to […]

Cloud Accounting Software: We’ve got you covered!

Written By on October 4, 2016

It’s no secret these days; there’s more than just one cloud accounting software provider. In fact, there are over a handful of great cloud based software providers serving the Canadian market right now. We’ve joined forces with these companies to ensure we provide our clients with the most diverse compatibility in the market today. These platforms are designed to make your life easier; pair them with Birrer Sangret LLP and free up valuable time to work on your business, not in it.           If you’re using […]

Certified Green!

Written By on May 10, 2016

We are proud to announce that the Cobble Hill location has received the highest level of certification from the Vancouver Island Green Business Certification Program and is now Surfrider Approved. The program was developed to help provide a set of tangible actions that businesses can take to tread a little lighter on the environment. Whether it is by improving our buildings energy efficiency, reducing the amount of waste we generate or supporting local charities and non-profit organizations, we are committed […]

Powered by Green Electricity

Written By on April 27, 2016

We are proud to announce our investment for change with Bullfrog Power. This allows us to further our environmental commitment by choosing green electricity. With Bullfrog Power, we are reducing or eliminating our emissions footprint and supporting the growth of renewable energy in Canada. In 2016, Birrer Sangret LLP will produce 18 MWh of clean, renewable energy sourced from wind, solar, biomass or low-impact hydro projects resulting in 3.2 tonnes of CO2e emissions reductions per year. Clients, both current and […]

Eco Upgrades in Cobble Hill

Written By on April 6, 2016

The eco upgrades are complete on the Cobble Hill office where the halogen track lighting was replaced with LED fixtures. A programmable thermostat was also installed. This has resulted in a 38% decrease in energy consumption, with an average daily consumption down to 18 kWh/day. The $420 cost of the upgrades represents 3,900 kWh at BC Hydro’s base rate, whereas we are projecting savings of at least 4,000 kWh in the first year. This gives the project a payback period […]

Birrer Sangret Open House, “We’re Open for Business!”

Written By on January 13, 2016

Last week saw the opening of our new firm, both our downtown Nanaimo location as well as our Cobble Hill location. Partners Phil and Kyle were on hand to share the many warm wishes from many friends and colleagues as well as to share in some delicious cupcakes from Misfit Cupcakes, amazing coffee from the Buzz and an assortment of other more “adult friendly” thirst quenchers. Overall, close to a hundred people came by to share the exciting news of […]

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