The Built Environment in BC (REFBC)

REFBC's multi-phase research study looked at integrated communities, housing, buildings, infrastructure and energy, and transportation to assess the current status, trends, drivers and barriers to built environment sustainability in BC. This research was based on literature reviews, key informant interviews, and focus groups with professionals and leaders in the field.
The research produced the following two reports:
Oct, 2015
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