In Memory – Richard Perry

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of DEC Senior Engineering Emeritus Richard Perry on May 14, 2014 at the Cottage Hospice in Vancouver. Early Life: He was born 1923, in Masterton, New Zealand, the son of Bennett and Dorothy Perry. Predeceased by his wife Audrie in 2012 and son Brian in 1990.…

Global Interest for DEC’s DESS

DEC recently launched DESS, its District Energy Sharing System and water recovery technology in Cannes, France at MIPM – the world’s largest Real Estate Congress. Governments, developers and architects were uniformly enthusiastic about the system, which provides modern building systems with an innovative district heating and cooling and water recovery solution that maximizes energy recovery and use, and minimizes potable…

More Awards For Whistler Athletes’ Village

The District Energy Sharing System at Whistler Athlete’s Village in Whistler, B.C. has captured two more prestigious awards for DEC and KWL. The unique, low-temperature, closed-loop system has been selected as the winner of the Peak of Excellence Award from the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEG), and the Energy Action Plan Award from…

Whistler DESS Receives ACEC Award Of Excellence

DEC and KWL has received the Association of Canadian Engineering Companies Award of Excellence for the District Energy Sharing System at the Whistler Athletes’ Village in Whistler, B.C. ACEC’s Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in the field of engineering. The Whistler DESS is unique in that it extracts heat from the treatment of sewage effluent at the nearby…

Three 2010 ASHRAE Awards for DEC

DEC has been recognized by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) with three FIRST’s in their 2010 Technology Awards. Alternative or Renewable Energy Use Category FIRST in Region XI and BC Chapter Awards for the Whistler Athletes’ Village Low-Temperature District Energy Sharing System. New Health Care Facilities Category FIRST in Region XI…