Climate Change

Recent extreme weather events have demonstrated that our climate is changing.  At Associated, we believe we have a responsibility to consider climate change in our projects. Our experience includes designing sustainable buildings and other infrastructure, conducting climate change vulnerability assessments, and planning and designing infrastructure to adapt to our changing climate.  Our goal is to continue our tradition of providing sound advice based on proven methods, while remaining leaders in understanding the  climate change process and the associated risks to infrastructure and the environment, communicating climate change risks to clients, and incorporating climate change knowledge into our work in consistent and meaningful ways.

For more information, please contact Mark Porter (Chair, Climate Change Task Force) at


ACEC-BC 2015 Award of Excellence

 Nanaimo South Fork Reservoir Energy Recovery System

additional resources

Net Zero Design - Mitigating Climate Change

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Reaching the tipping point of performance-based building design

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Leadership and responsibility in a changing climate

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Sustainable engineering integration helps mitigate climate change

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Building the business case for energy efficient buildings

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Proposed rainwater harvesting system at YVR strengthens Vancouver Airport Authority’s sustainable design leadership

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Water and wastewater servicing for St. George’s Parish considers level of service needs and climate change

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Designing Highways for Climate Change

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City of Calgary water and wastewater infrastructure energy audits identifies plant efficiencies and cost savings

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City of Burnaby

City of Calgary

City of Toronto

Metro Vancouver

Okanagan Basin Water Board

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

University of Saskatchewan

Vancouver Airport Authority