Reduce environmental impacts of private and City-owned buildings and infrastructure.
City owned buildings: Make new buildings 50% more efficient than the National Energy Code (NECB)
City owned buildings: Make building retrofits with a 20 year or longer lifespan 30% more efficient than the NECB
|New buildings in Whitehorse to be 30% more efficient than the NECB, National Building Code (NBC) or achieve comparable targeted EnerGuide Ratings||Change requirements by 2029||Current requirement is EnerGuide 82|
|Reduce per capita water consumption||10% decrease by 2020||420 litres per person per day pumped (2014)|
|Manage all infrastructure, buildings, and natural assets in asset management system||90% completion by 2020||not available|
Improving the performance of buildings and infrastructure in Whitehorse to reduce energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, operating costs, and environmental risks.
High. The City manages its public infrastructure and buildings. The City also regulates new building and infrastructure construction, but has limited influence over existing buildings, unless they are renovated.
Moderate. Energy efficiency standards through the Building and Plumbing Bylaw have been adopted. New City building projects have aggressive targets and will increase overall energy efficiency of City owned buildings. The City is in the early stages of establishing an asset management program.