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November/December 2016

The official publication of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC), Innovation is circulated to over 26,000 BC-registered professional engineers and geoscientists, other professionals, industry and government representatives, educational institutions and the general public. Innovation is published six times per year on a bi-monthly basis. Innovation features articles relevant to professional engineers and geoscientists of all disciplines while showcasing the innovative work of EGBC members. In addition to providing information on EGBC programs, policies, news and regulatory matters, the journal highlights engineering and geoscience activities through feature articles written by members or freelance writers, and includes articles on business, legal and ethical issues affecting the professional practice of members.

In this issue:   Meet APEGBC’s president for 2016/2017; City of Vancouver aims for zero emissions in new buildings; Vancity's data centre heats company headquarters; Northern BC's passive house proves passive works in winter, and; tall-building retrofit costs and benefits analysed