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Come out and support Cody and Megan Kelso on April 14-18, as they perch at the top of a scissor lift to raise money to help the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse acquire heat pumps to lessen their carbon footprint (and save money)

Their goal is to raise $20,000 for the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons and $10,000 for the Nature Trust of BC; team Cody and Megan will fund-raise by raising themselves in a scissor lift and will remain perched in that small space from April 14, 12pm until April 16 at 2pm near the BMO in Sechelt, and then from April 16, 3 pm until April 18, 5pm at the IGA in Gibsons. You can donate to this worthwhile 'elevating' endeavour at:  www.canadahelps.org/en/pages/elevate-for-the-environment/   Donors will receive a tax receipt.
 
Cody and Megan say they can do this with everyone's help and that, "Every little bit helps!" 
 
   The current heating system for the Heritage Playhouse is at its end of life - help raise funds for 2 heat pumps!


                  
      How do heat pumps help?
·  they are up to 300% more efficient than existing furnace or baseboard heaters
·  eliminating the old gas furnace will cut GHG emissions by more than 95%
·  cold climate heat pumps operate as low as
-25º C
·  heat pumps can both heat and cool
·  up to 50% more efficient than the existing old air conditioners AND will significantly reduce operating costs for the Heritage Playhouse


The Nature Trust of BC is a leading non profit land conservation organization dedicated to protecting critical habitat in BC for wildlife, fish & plants (since 1971); Cody is raising $10,00 for this worthwhile group.
 

Scissor Lift kindly donated by Olson Electric

Our hard-working board has applied for grants to pay for summer student interns to carry out energy audits and solar evaluations. We hope to complete the SCRD building audits and then other municipal and public buildings here on the Sunshine Coast.
Board members Gerry Pageau and Gord Bishop have been working on a solar trailer that demonstrates equipment required for off-grid solar system, to bring to public events. Come visit us on Earth Day in Roberts Creek. The SCCSA looks forward to once again promoting solar energy and energy conservation in public!

      
         Gerry at work on the freshly painted trailer

The SC Community Solar Association relies on the support of its membership.Annual membership is $20  or $10 for students/those of limited means. Please consider becoming a member or renew your membership by following the membership link at:  https://suncoastcommsolar.weebly.com

 

Questions/suggestions/want to be more involved? Contact us at  suncoastcsa@gmail.com

 

Here's an interesting newsletter:

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