Geothermal

2012 Sustainabuild Overview

August 6th, 2015|

We recently attended the 2012 Sustainabuild conference in Vancouver, at the Hyatt Regency, and had the privilege of listening to some fascinating presentations about the growth and innovation of the sustainable building industry in Vancouver and around the world. The first presentation of the day provided an insightful look at the shift in the design and [...]

Solar Products & Savings for Farms, Orchards & Wineries

August 6th, 2015|

There's never been a better time for the Agricultural industry to incorporate renewable energy. With innovative products and customized options for heating and electricity use, we can help you save money and energy while decreasing your carbon footprint for years to come. As utility costs continue to rise, family owned and operated businesses looking for [...]

November’s Newsletter

August 6th, 2015|

Holiday Gift Ideas, New Resource Material and Customer Features   Our November Newsletter is out! Read on to see the renewable installations that we've been doing for municipalities like Campbell River, homeowners like the Nessmans and view a photo gallery of one of our recent residential PV installations to get a look at the inside [...]

We’re Amongst the Top 40 Under 40 in the Comox Valley!

August 6th, 2015|

We're honoured to have received recognition this year with the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce's inaugural Top 40 Under 40 awards. We're in great company, with a lot of fantastic businesses and individuals in the community. It was a fun evening during the awards reception, at the Crown Isle Resort, meeting everyone and hearing a [...]

Our New Resource Material

August 6th, 2015|

Have you viewed our new Resources page yet? We have now posted up Terratek's quarterly e-newsletter  as well as printable PDFs of frequently requested renewable energy topics from homeowners, municipalities and commercial retailers. Browse our electronic resource material, read online or print off what you need for reference: from "What Solar Hot Water Can Do [...]

The Sept Newsletter Featuring New Solar Colwood Incentive!

August 6th, 2015|

Wow, time flies! Terratek Energy Inc. is celebrating our five year anniversary this year - we've been working hard and we're busier than ever. We'd like to take a few minutes to share some insights about the changes we're seeing in the renewable energy sector. A lot has happened since we began. For instance, we've [...]

Richmond sees future in geothermal energy

August 6th, 2015|

Residents of a new Richmond condo development relying on alternative energy for its heating needs won’t have to pay higher power bills for the privilege – and neither will taxpayers, according to Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “All of the costs for the project will be recovered over time through user rates, thus imposing no other burden [...]

West Vancouver looks to ocean for heat

August 6th, 2015|

  Geothermal exchange is possible in foreshore project The District of West Vancouver is looking to tap into the ocean's heat as part of a new geo-exchange pilot project. The idea, currently being analyzed by engineers, is to embed a series of high-density plastic coils in rock being placed off the shore as part of [...]

Solar Ready Sweeps British Columbia

August 6th, 2015|

22 Communities and Counting Have Signed On To the Regulation in BC There’s a solar revolution happening in BC as local governments around the province are passing resolutions to sign on to the new Solar Hot Water Regulation bylaw. The regulation requires all new single family homes (where applicable) to be built to accommodate future [...]

Solar Hot Water – What You Need to Know

August 6th, 2015|

While solar hot water is fast becoming a mainstream alternative-energy technology around the world, for many homeowners the workings of a system are still unclear... Perhaps you remember the first systems installed in the 70s, or liken solar hot water to images of portable camping showers. But the truth is that the sophisticated systems of [...]