Dylan Heerema is an analyst at the Pembina Institute's Vancouver office, supporting the buildings and urban solutions and clean energy economy programs. He conducts research, engages with stakeholders, and advances policy supporting building energy efficiency and climate leadership in British Columbia.
Prior to joining the institute, Dylan worked as an engineer in B.C.'s clean electricity industry, and undertook graduate research on energy efficient housing for remote First Nations communities. In his spare time, he can be found climbing, skiing and hiking in the beautiful Coast Mountains.
Dylan holds a M.Eng. in clean energy engineering from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the University of Calgary.
Dylan Heerema's Recent Publications
This report attempts to integrate perspectives shared at the Pathways to Net-Zero Buildings thought leader forum to outline key elements of a retrofit policy for British Columbia, and, more broadly, for Canada.
Learn more about the multiple benefits of energy efficiency with this infographic, created by the Pembina Institute and The Atmospheric Fund.
The number of Passive House units in North America has quadrupled in the last year, from 500 to over 2,000 units, and a quarter of these are in Vancouver alone.
This document addresses deep energy and emissions reductions from B.C.’s existing building stock.
This Pembina Institute report aims to provide decision-makers a picture of the state of the passive house market, an assessment of its energy benefits, costs, and risks, and a summary of barriers to market transformation and policy solutions advanced in Europe and North America.