Entries by Sarah Stuebing

How much money can your energy efficiency improvements make you?

Have you ever wondered how much money you can get from the Government for upgrading your home to be more energy efficient? The Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) has partnered with the Pembina Institute to create an interactive map that outlines what Government rebates are available for homeowners improving energy efficiency in their homes. The […]

June 2018 Community Investment

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation approved $279,000 in community investment projects at their recent meeting. The Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF) supports and originates initiatives that enhance the real estate industry and benefit the communities of Alberta. AREF was established in 1991 under the Alberta Real Estate Act. Since then, it […]

Foundation introduces Governor Tyran Ault

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF) is pleased to announce Tyran Ault has joined our Board of Governors for a three-year term. Tyran brings considerable expertise in governance to the Board and he’s pleased to work with AREF in its efforts across Alberta. ““I’m a team player and just happy to help wherever possible. I […]

Foundation introduces Chair Jim Saunders

Jim Saunders, an Associate with RE/MAX Real Estate Lethbridge, has been named the fifteenth Chair of the Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, effective April 1, 2018. Jim was first appointed to the Board in 2015 by the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA). As a Past President and long-term Director of AREA, […]

March 2018 Community Investment

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation approved $434,000 in community investment projects at their recent meeting. The Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF) supports and originates initiatives that enhance the real estate industry and benefit the communities of Alberta. AREF was established in 1991 under the Alberta Real Estate Act. Since then, it […]

About Traversing Terrain and Experience: Atlas of the Battle River and Sounding Creek Watersheds

By Battle River Watershed Alliance The land that drains into the Battle River and Sounding Creek- these watersheds- provide a backdrop for the unfolding lives lived full of courage and tragedy, heroism and heartbreak. Over time, this landscape has witnessed the retreat of glaciers, Indigenous peoples and great herds of bison, the arrival of the […]

EnerGuide: How does your home rate?

Smart Home Series: Part 6 By David Dodge and Scott Rollans Image: Brian and Laura Finley review their EnerGuide assessment that outlines what they can do and how much energy they can save by making energy efficiency improvements to their home. Photo David Dodge, GreenEnergyFutures.ca Most energy-conscious Canadians wouldn’t buy a new appliance without checking […]

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips for the Home

Smart Home Series: Part 5 By David Dodge and Scott Rollans Here at Green Energy Futures, we love nothing better than to explore the latest high-tech, net-zero homes that are springing up throughout our province. But, most of us live in ordinary, older homes. We’ve looked at some of the radical steps you can take to […]