Category Archives: Environment

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 […]

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