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2011 Calgary residential rental assoCiation
rental Market turnover survey
During February 2012, the Calgary Residential Rental Association partnered with our friends at CMHC to conduct our
6th Annual ‘Turnover Rate Survey’. The data collected represents the turnover that occurred during the 2011 calendar
year. Brenda Mullis, CMHC Business Analyst, Prairie & Territories Business Strategies, analyzed all of the data that was
submitted by our members and then compiled the following report. I thank each of our members who took the time
to participate and share their information for the benefit of all members. I hope you find it as helpful as I do.
— Gerry Baxter
Survey Objective Zone 4 Southwest
Zone 4 had a 41% turnover rate out of 2,091 units reported. One
The purpose of this survey was to measure the 2011 rental market
turnover rate for the Calgary Apartment Association Membership and two-bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover. The
and the reasons for the turnover. main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Southwest
zone were: move to a different rental building, and job relocation.
Approximately 85 members responded, which accounted for Zone 5 Southeast
11,804 (24%) apartment units out of a total of 50,000. Unit sizes Zone 5 had a 34% turnover rate out of 1,050 units reported. One
ranged from bachelor apartments to three-bedroom suites. Out and two-bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover. The
of the 11,804 units, members reported approximately 4,397 units main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Southeast
turned over in 2011 (January to December), resulting in a 37% zone were: condominium or house purchase and move to a
turnover rate. different rental building.
Members were also asked to report the three main causes of Zone 6 Northwest
turnover. The first reason reported for the turnover was tenants Zone 6 had a 40% turnover rate out of 2,259 units reported.
were purchasing a condominium or a house. The second reason
One, two and three- bedroom units accounted for most of the
was due to job relocation, and the third reason why tenants moved
out was eviction. turnover. The main reasons for turnover in order of priority for
the Northwest zone were: condominium or house purchase, job
relocation and eviction.
Zone 7 Northeast
Individual Zone Results Zone 7 had a 38% turnover rate out of 1,455 units reported. One,
Zone 1 Downtown two and three-bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover.
Zone 1 had a 43% turnover rate out of 2,590 units reported. One The main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Northeast
and two-bedroom units accounted for most of this turnover. The zone were: condominium or house purchase, job relocation and
main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Downtown move to a different rental building.
zone were: condominium-house purchase, job relocation and
eviction. Zone 8 Chinook
Zone 8 had a 37% turnover rate out of 221 units reported. One
Zone 2 Beltline-Mt. Royal and two- bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover. The
Zone 2 had a 23% turnover rate out of 1,408 units reported. One main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Chinook zone
and two- bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover. The
were: condominium or house purchase; job relocation and move to
main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Beltline-Mt.
Royal zone were: condominium-house purchase and job relocation. a different rental building.
Zone 3 Northhill Zone 9 Fish Creek
Zone 3 had a 31% turnover rate out of 239 units reported. One Zone 9 had a 28% turnover rate out of 491 units reported. One and
and two-bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover. The two-bedroom units accounted for most of the turnover. The main
main reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Northhill zone reasons for turnover in order of priority for the Fish Creek zone
were: move to a different rental building; students moving out and were: job relocation, condominium or house purchase and move
job relocation. to a different rental building.
(Continued on Page 15)
Annual Awards Gala
I want to thank all of the members who attended the February
Luncheon and Annual General Meeting (AGM). As most of you
know you elected the Board of Directors at the AGM and the Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Directors elect the Executive at their first meeting following
the AGM. I am very pleased to have been elected by the Board
to be your president for the next year. David McIlveen is your Carriage House Inn
Vice President; Nicole Bourbonnais will serve as the Board
Secretary; and, Louise Fisher was elected as your Treasurer.
The Association held another successful Trade Show on March
9030 Macleod Trail South, Calgary
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Corner of Macleod Trail & 90 Ave
and sponsors, and of course all those who attended. The
feedback was very good. Mike Casey, the President and
Chairman of the Board of the Calgary Stampede, was our
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was amazing to hear all of the wonderful and exciting things
that are planned for the Stampede’s 100th Anniversary this
summer. I want to express my sincere appreciation and thanks Registration Forms can be downloaded from
to the members of our Trade Show Committee for all of their the Event Calendar on our website
time and effort to make this such a great show.
Our next big event will be the Awards Celebration and Gala. www.crra.ca
This year’s event will be held at the Carriage House Inn at 90
Ave. & Macleod Trail on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Requests for
nominations have been sent out and we are in the process of
reviewing those that have been submitted. So please, if you Table of Contents
haven’t already nominated someone you feel deserving of
recognition, please do so ASAP so you don’t get missed this
year. I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at this
year’s event. This is our Academy Awards. President’s Message...........................................2
Don’t forget to check out the Events Calendar on our website Executive Director’s Report ................................3
to see what exciting topics and speakers our Education Grant Heimbecker ...............................................5
Committee has lined up for you at our seminars and luncheons. Success at CFAA Conference ............................5
The calendar also lists the upcoming dates for the “Residential
Tenancies in Alberta” 2-day course that focuses on the Consider your Food Waste Disposer ..................7
legislation and best practices. These courses are being offered Welcome New Members - Service Companies ...7
in April, June, September and November 2012. Our other very Member & Volunteer Profiles ..............................9
popular course “Successful Site Management, also known
as Accredited Residential Manager” covers the - A to Z - 2012 Vendoe Showcase ........................... 10 - 11
of property management. This course is being offered in Swapping out Toilets ........................................13
September and has limited registration. Saadat Keshavjee is Welcome New Members - Owners/Managers ...13
the course instructor and he is one of the most knowledgeable
property managers in the business and he does an outstanding Rental Market Turnover Survey Table ................15
job of teaching this course. Elections Canada Notice ..................................17
Registration forms have been emailed to members and they Service Member Directory ................................19
are also available from the Events Calendar page on our Upcoming Events ..............................................21
2 Calgary Residential Rental Association - Spring 2012
While there is overlap of some information in the two Tipsheets,
Gerry Baxter the new “Information for Landlords” Tipsheet now contains
the information that was previously included in two separate
I want to begin by thanking all of our members who participated consumer tipsheets (Inspection Report and RTA Offences). Also
in the annual Turnover Survey. The results of the information included in the new tipsheet is a Sample Cleaning List.
you provided are contained in the Cover Story in this issue of the I encourage all our Owner/Manager members to pick up a copy
Rental Review. Thanks to you all members of the Association of the “Information for Landlords” Tipsheet for themselves, and
benefit. give a copy to each member of their staff.
The turnover information is a very valuable tool because The new “Information for Tenants” Tipsheet has information that
it provides a much broader look at the residential rental is more clearly related to tenants. In addition, it now contains a
industry than does the vacancy rate survey, which just captures Sample Cleaning List, a Checklist for Renters, and the Inspection
“snapshot in time” information. Report information.
Marijuana grow-ops in rental properties continue to be a Owner/Manager members are strongly encouraged to give
problem. While they are more often found in houses, they do each of their tenants a copy of the “Information for Tenants”
pop up occasionally in apartments and townhouses. Tenant Tipsheet, as well as including it in all of your Move-in packages.
screening is an integral part of a landlord’s due diligence.
It’s important for landlords to be as knowledgeable as possible
Make sure you do a thorough job and check: about their business, and this includes knowing what their
rights and responsibilities are under the residential tenancies
4 employment - to ensure your prospective tenant legislation. Tenants need to be aware of their rights and
has the ability to pay the rent responsibilities.
4 previous landlords (current and at least one or two You can pick up copies of these Tipsheets at the CRRA office.
previous landlords) - to ensure that they have a
history of being a good tenant, and
4 credit history - to ensure that your prospective
tenant has a history of paying their bills pays.
aCCredited residential Manager
In addition to tenant screening, it’s important that landlords Course (arM) for 2012
conduct regular inspections of their property to be sure that
there are no problems with the rental unit and that everything
is functioning properly; and, that it’s being well looked after
by the tenant. Prospective tenants should be told that the
The Association will be hosting another Accredited
landlord conducts regular inspections at various times (no Residential Manager course ‘ARM’ (also called the
fixed schedule). The number of units you own or manage and ‘Successful Site Management’ course) in September
your staffing levels will determine how frequently you conduct 2012. ‘ARM’ is an internationally recognized property
inspections of your property. If you own or manage a house(s) management designation. This 40 hour course is one
you may want to consider conducting your inspections every of the best property management courses available
two to three months. for anyone who looks after their own property or
As the property owner, you should get to know the neighbours manages property for others; for example, property
and encourage them to call you if there are problems or if they managers, resident managers, and other site staff. We
believe that there may be criminal activity taking place on your are fortunate to once again have Mr. Saadat Keshavjee
property. as our instructor for this outstanding course. Anyone
Police have told us that it usually takes about three months to who has ever attended a course, workshop or seminar
harvest a crop of marijuana. So be proactive. Don’t become presented by Saadat knows how knowledgeable he
a victim. The costs of remediation can run into the tens of is about the residential rental industry and managing
thousands of dollars or more and your insurance company property. People who have taken the ‘ARM’ course rave
will most likely not provide coverage....so it comes out of your about how good Saadat is and how much they learned
pocket. about managing residential rental property.
Service Alberta has just recently revised the “Information for Please check out all our activities on the Events
Landlords and Tenants Tipsheets”. The document has been
separated into two Tipsheets ----
Calendar page on our website. Go to www.crra.ca
to view the various events, dates and to download
“Information for Landlords”
the Registration Form.
“Information for Tenants”
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Our good friend and long time member of our Association, Grant Heimbecker
has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He says he was given 18 months, but
has stubbornly refused to give in, saying it’s now been 22 months. He says he has
good days and some not so good (but he looks pretty good in this picture, which
was taken in February by his old friend, Alexander Leith, who is also a long time
member and Past President of the Association).
Recently he took a fall while he was home alone. While he wasn’t injured badly,
it was enough for Grant and his family to decide that the time was right to move
to a care facility where he would have access to immediate assistance in the
event he required it.
As a result, Grant is now living in a private room at the Sarcee Chronic Care Hospital which is located at 34 Ave. S.W. and Sarcee
Road. He says the staff are extremely good and treat him very well.
Grant is in Room # 330. He has his own phone and the number is 403-249-0769. Grant would love to have visitors, and would
really enjoy seeing his friends and colleagues. He asks that you call first before you go to visit with him.
Grant was the Association’s Archivist for many years. He provided numerous articles for the Rental Review newsletter using
his regular column “From the Archives” to share information about the rich history of our Association.
leading landlords share ideas for growth,
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The CFAA Rental Housing Conference promotes industry • Risks to industry profitability
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professional backgrounds. • Population trends in BC and Canada
The Conference enables rental housing executives, investors, • Seniors housing
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to learn about the latest developments in the industry and gain On June 14, Conference delegates are also invited to attend
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Being held in downtown Vancouver from June 13 to 15, offering a panoramic view of Vancouver’s most breathtaking
the CFAA Rental Housing Conference 2012 will again bring scenery.
together rental housing executives, engineers, economists, On June 15, the Conference will address Facilities Management
realtors, rental housing association leaders, social media experts issues with topics such as:
and other professionals to advance the industry’s body of
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housing business. • Green issues
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A number of leading rental housing executives have already • Bed bug extermination update
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(CAPREIT) and Scott Ullrich (Gateway), who will discuss risks to • Leaky building solutions
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offering practical information that can be applied to any rental
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By kendall Christiansen
Here’s some good news you can use: when you use your garburator (aka food waste disposer), you’re contributing to the production
of clean water, fertilizer and renewable energy, and reducing Calgary’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Surprised? If you ask – what should I do with my banana peel? – and think about your options from an environmental perspective,
sending it through your disposer through the sewers to Calgary’s wastewater treatment plants is generally better than sending it in
a garbage truck to a landfill, and equivalent to having it separately collected for by a truck to deliver to a composting facility. [If you
want to try composting, that’s ok, too.]
Here’s how that works: In a typical apartment building, banana peels and other scraps from meal preparation, clean-up and leftovers
average 30 percent of the total waste. But unlike paper, bottles, cans and plastics, food waste is mostly water – upwards of 70%;
that makes pipes a good way to transport it, once the food scraps are pulverized into a slurry using a garburator; newer models are
quieter and can literally handle all types of food scraps.
At the end of the pipe is a one of Calgary’s three modern wastewater treatment plants that are designed to turn liquid “wastes”
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Out of sight and largely ignored, garburators play a key role in solving the environmental challenge of food scraps. Invented nearly 80
years ago to make kitchens cleaner and healthier, disposers are now as common as microwave ovens (and safer than a dishwasher);
they quietly and efficiently pulverize food scraps into tiny particles that are easily flushed along with human waste into a building’s
waste-lines and into municipal sewers.
The latest disposer models are much quieter and can grind all types of food waste – including bones and those potato peels that can
be troublesome. And water use and electricity? Both are well-studied – neither are significant.
Calgary City Councillor Jim Stevenson has a garburator in his home. Once some of the common misperceptions were allayed – water
use, positive use of the end product - Jim is a supporter. “As another tool to help divert food waste from landfills, especially waste
generated in apartment buildings and condominiums, garburators make sense,” said Jim. “Calgary has an 80-20 goal to reduce 80 per
cent of material going to landfills by 2020. “I believe garburators can complement existing and future efforts to accomplish that goal.”
Of course - it makes sense: treating food scraps as liquid waste makes it possible to immediately move it through existing pipes
(eliminating a source of food for insects and vermin), reduce damage to hallway and elevator carpets, and odors in trash chutes,
compaction rooms and wherever bags and dumpsters are stored before collection.
To see some of the research on this topic from around the world, check out
So what should an apartment building do to expand its “green” performance? As part of its overall
recycling system, property managers should educate residents about proper use of their food
waste disposer (including a reminder that cooking grease should never be poured down a drain or
disposer or toilet), and encourage its use to minimize the amount of waste collected by garbage
trucks. Once food scraps are eliminated, recycling becomes even easier, and an apartment building
can reduce its waste to near nothing.
And that banana peel can find its way back to the land.
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MEMbER iN pROfiLE: WARREN VIGNAL
Warren was born and raised in North a vacation in March of 2005. After seeing the low house
Vancouver, B. C. where he completed prices, he decided to give Calgary a try. He bought a house
all of his schooling. After graduating in northwest Calgary, where he continues to live. Shortly
from High School, he pursued his post afterward he started taking the real estate associate course.
secondary education. He attended He was involved in the acquisition and financing of
Vancouver Community College, The investment property in Western Canada. In 2011, he joined
Justice Institute of BC and UBC before Morguard Residential as the District Manager of Residential
dropping out and starting his own security business. for Alberta. He manages 900 rental units and a staff of 21
He says he started in the security business as a private people
investigator working on accident investigation cases for the After he acquired his first rental property, Warren joined
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). Sometime the Apartment Association to learn more about being a
later he had the opportunity to start a security patrol landlord.
business. He was able to put several security vehicles on
the road and he employed a staff of 12 people. He sold the Warren regularly attends CRRA functions and is a strong
patrol business in 1994 and started in security system sales supporter of the CRRA. He believes in educating his staff and
and installations. He sold and installed access control and he continues to send them on courses, such as the CRRA’s
camera systems for large commercial and industrial clients. Residential Tenancies in Alberta two-day course that covers
He sold his business in 2005. the legislation and best practices.
Following the sale of his security alarm business in
Vancouver, Warren found himself ready to embark on a The CRRA is delighted to have Warren as one of its
new career, this time in real estate. He came to Calgary on members.
VOLUNTEER iN pROfiLE: AMY EAGLESON
Amy was born in Calgary and lived in organizes the fund development, and manages the website,
Cochrane until she was six years old. Her along with other tasks. She loves her job and the great
family moved to Calgary at that time people she works with at the Society.
and she has lived her ever since. Amy says she became involved with the CRRA because of
Amy went to a K-12 school and began Horizon Housing Society’s membership with the Association.
attending there in Grade 3. She loved She was asked to join the CRRA’s Communications
it so much that she stayed right through to Grade 12. Her Committee, which is made up of other CRRA members
graduating class was only 18 people and they were able to who have a communication, marketing or public relations
go to Guatemala together and build an elementary school background.
and run a medical clinic for a small town. Following this, She is the Vice President of the Mount Royal University
she attended Mount Royal University (MRU) where she Public Relations Alumni Chapter, which is working on
completed a Bachelor of Applied Communications – Public creating an endowed scholarship to support current Public
Relations and was on the Presidents list and Deans list Relation’s students at MRU. She is also involved with
throughout almost the entire program. the Alumni Chapter helping to prepare annual events to
Her public relations (PR) career began as a summer intern ensure the Mount Royal Public Relations graduates all stay
with Horizon Housing Society. After that she worked in connected.
Career Services at Mount Royal University where she Amy tells us that she has three nieces, Athena, Kaylee and
assisted in organizing and implementing the Career Fair and Miyah, and that she absolutely adores them.
the Community Service Learning program in order to engage
Mount Royal students in projects for the Calgary community. One of her favorite pastimes is getting away from the city
When her contract with Mount Royal University finished, and going out to the mountains. She just loves it there and
she was fortunate to have Horizon Housing Society offer her finds it so relaxing.
the position of Resource and Development Coordinator. Her
job keeps her very busy as she is responsible for completing
all of the communications and fund development tasks for
the Society. Amy organizes events, prepares promotional The CRRA is pleased to count Amy as one of its very
material, conducts internal and external communications, helpful volunteers.
Calgary Residential Rental Association - Spring 2012 9
Calgary Residential Rental Association
2012 WRANGLER Roundup
Our 18th annual show was held at the Coast Plaza Hotel on their business cards into the prize draw box in the hopes of
Tuesday, March 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. winning. The lucky winners were:
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special day by hosting a morning breakfast buffet. Our keynote Camera with 16G Memory Card.
breakfast speaker was Mike Casey, President and Chairman of - Trevor Derewlanka won the fantastic Specialty Wine
the Board of the Calgary Stampede. Mike told us about many and Beer Gift Basket, that included an assortment of
of the special events that are being planned for this year’s specialty wines & beer, a $200 Gift Card to the Ferocious
Stampede Centennial. There is no doubt that the Stampede’s Grape, and accessories.
100th Anniversary this summer is going to be exceptional. - Melissa Costea won the Apple iPad 2 with iPad Folio
More announcements will be made as we get closer to the Stand, Stylus, Digital AV Adaptor (to connect to
Stampede regarding other events that are still in the planning television) and a $30 I-Tunes Gift Card.
stage. This is going to be the highlight of the summer so
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accommodations for 2 people at the Banff Park Lodge,
Following the breakfast the doors to the Trade Show floor with 2 Tickets to Mineral Springs Hot Springs, Banff
opened and all our exhibitors eagerly greeted everyone who Museum and Gondola and a $50 food and beverage
toured the show. credit in the Terrace Dining Room.
We offered a light snack between noon and 1:00 p.m. and this This year the CRRA hosted a draw exclusively for exhibitors.
seemed to be well received. Cordell’s won a FREE CRRA Membership for 2013.
There were numerous outstanding prizes donated by our So all in all, there were a lot of people who won great prizes at
members and some lucky winners were very happy when the show and they all left very happy.
their names were drawn. It began at breakfast with some We want to thank all of our Sponsors for their generosity and
lovely door prizes donated by Glenda Geisler, Economy Glass / kindness in helping to make this year’s show such a success.
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offered draw prizes at their booths. such great assistance during the day.
The Major Prizes created a lot of excitement as people put
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maintenance calls for leaks and clogs have dropped significantly throughout the complex.
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Notice to Apartment and Condominium Owners/Managers
In preparation for the Provincial General Election, candidates or campaign workers will be visiting your building. Your cooperation
and participation is appreciated.
The Election Act (section 133) provides candidates and campaign workers the right of free access to your building and the residential
units for the purpose of campaigning between 9 am and 9 pm daily. All candidates and campaign workers will be identified by a
campaign worker identification badge that will be visibly displayed.
Candidates and their campaign workers must produce the identification prescribed by the Chief Electoral Officer to gain access. Each
identification caro bears a foil seal that is extremely difficult to reproduce, along with a unique number to identify the individual to
whom it has been issued. This will ensure that electors are able to easily recognize authorized campaign workers and to follow up
with questions or concerns following campaign visits.
A person in control of a multiple dwelling site is obligated to permit a candidate or campaign worker to canvass at each residential
unit. A resident does not have the same obligation. A resident’s obligation is confined to not obstructing or interfering with free
access to each residential unit once the candidate or campaign worker is inside the multiple dwelling.
For further inquiries, please visit www.elections.ab.ca or call Sean Rathwell, Community Outreach, at 780-643-1096 or at
Election Act Excerpts
Right of access for campaigning
133 (1) In this section, “multiple dwelling site” means
(a) an apartment building, condominium building or other multiple residence building or
(b) any site in which more than one residence is contained, including a mobile home park, gated community and any similar site.
(2) A person who is in control of a multiple dwelling site shall permit a candidate or campaign worker who has produced
identification prescribed by the Chief Electoral Officer to canvass between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00p.m. at each residential unit in the
multiple dwelling site.
(3) A person to whom the candidate or campaign worker has produced identification referred to insubsection (2) shall not
(a) obstruct or interfere with, or
(b) cause or permit the obstruction or interference with, the free access of a candidate or campaign worker to each residential
unit in a multiple dwelling site.
RSA 2000 eE-l s133; 2004 c23 s63
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water no longer a CheaP
and easily availaBle resourCe
By Bob Poole
Many Canadians think it’s the country’s most valuable resource. Conservationists, and not necessarily with tongue in
cheek, label it ‘Blue Gold.’ But no matter what you call it, there’s no denying the world’s water supply is disappearing
at an alarming rate. Gone are the days when people could water to their heart’s content without raising the anger of
neighbours, city officials and the fast growing Green movement.
Remember driving past a shopping mall, park or industrial complex and seeing the sprinklers working flat-out ... in the
middle of a rainstorm. That can still happen - though it is the exception rather than the rule- and here in Calgary, city
council recently decided on a powerful deterrent that hopefully will abolish these practices altogether.
Faced with a $1.3 billion debt in the city’s water and sewer system, council voted to implement a hefty hike in water rates
over the next three years. Reaching well beyond inflation, councillors opted for a 9.8 per cent combined hike in water and
wastewater fees, which amounts to 32.4 per cent by the end of 2014.
People and businesses with water meters, will face consecutive leaps of 7.4, 7.5 and 7.6 per cent over the same period.
That amounts to a hike of 24.2 per cent. When the issue first arose, Mayor Naheed Nenshi said, “We have to deal with
the existing debt and I’m sorry to say councils in the past were not willing to deal with this debt.
“We have to do it and the only way to do it is to look to the ratepayers.”
That is why more people are being forced to replace the garden hose of our fathers with high-tech irrigation tools that
are changing the shape of the irrigation industry and the way people look after landscapes.The new technology includes
climate driven controllers, soil moisture sensors, rain sensors, flow sensors and more uniform nozzles.
All of these products save customers time and money. All have their individual merits. But the undisputable biggest saver
of water waste amongst the new technologies is climate controlled irrigation.
For many years, the City of Calgary has used ‘smart’ weather technology to reduce the mammoth cost of irrigating parks.
In fact, Calgary has the largest municipal centrally controlled irrigation system in the world.
Now the same knowledge is easily available to anyone who has existing, or is about to install, irrigation.
The return on investment for most condominium complexes or industrial sites is typically two years or less. Climate
controlled irrigation systems provide the best and easiest way to reduce outdoor water usage, simplify landscape
maintenance, keep properties looking great - all the while saving significant amounts of money.
As the name suggests, the new controllers are driven by the climate. They take into account the prevailing weather
(including rainfall, wind, sun and humidity) and also site specific conditions such as soil type and depth, slope, shade,
trees and annuals. In stark contrast, the traditional timer-based irrigation systems used at most Calgary condominium
complexes operate on pre-set days (normally three times a week) and at pre-set times whether the landscape needs a
moisture boost or not.
As a result, lawns, trees and plants are watered too frequently and/or for too long, which wastes water, wastes money,
damages plants and grass health, and can wash harmful lawn and garden chemicals into our Calgary rivers.
It’s sad but true that more trees in urban areas are lost to over-watering than any other cause. A fairly recent City of
Calgary audit on residential automatic systems found, on average, that lawns received about 4.5 inches of water a week,
more than four times what is actually needed. Professionally-programmed irrigation controllers solve those watering
problems by monitoring soil moisture conditions and automatically providing the right amount of water to maintain ideal
During prolonged hot spells, for example, plants require more water than during cooler periods. Smart controllers adjust
the amount of water applied accordingly. But if significant rainfall occurs, sensors compensate by reducing an appropriate
amount of water. And if you have a soil type that absorbs water very slowly or a property with steep slopes, climate
controlled technology will use that information and apply less water, but more often, to minimize run-off. No construction
is involved in the installation. A technician will mount the new product near your existing timer-based controller, cmmect
the common wires, and then enter the information that is site specific to your property. In a matter of minutes, your
hi-tech controller is ready to receive hourly data from a nearby weather station.
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(“Water...” — Continued From Page 17)
ExactET Systems Inc., Canada’s leader in climate controlled irrigation, has eight highly scientific weather stations in the
Calgary area to accommodate the city’s large number of micro-climates. ExactET’s clients watered 24 times in 2009, 27
in 2010, 28 in 2011. People with timer controlled systems watered 66, 63 and 60 respectively across the corresponding
period. The company - which has now saved clients over one billion litres of water - saved 312 million litres alone in
2011, which, according to City of Calgary guidelines, is equivalent to the savings from 7,700 low flush toilets. Combined,
ExactET’s clients saved $500,000 last summer.
It doesn’t matter whether you own or manage a residential or commercial property, you will save both water and money
by converting to climate controlled irrigation.
In 2011, the average water savings delivered on ICIs (industrial, commercial and institutional properties) was 1.3 million
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126, 1111 – 6 Ave SW T2P 5M5 403-852-8543 firstname.lastname@example.org 276-7770 Fax: 276-7792 HYdro sUB-metering
259-0029 Fax: 215-5776 maple Leaf Flooring Ltd. Pascoal Painting & decorating (2004) national Construction design City of Calgary Waterworks division
Vincent On John Pascoal Joe Pagano Aaron Boulton-Chaykowski
rent Check Credit Bureau
1667 - 32nd Ave NE T2E 7Z5 Ph: (403) 245-9153 Ph: (800) 500-7155 Location 433
109, 120 – 2 Ave NE T4B 2N2
403-230-2293 Fax: (905) 625-5351 Fax: (905) 625-9815 2100 Stn M T2P 2M5
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Fax : (403) 945-2012, 1-800-871-3380
Joe Pagano PArkAde resUrFACing s.i.s. supply install services (1994) Ltd. enercare Connections inc.
tvs tenant verification service inc.
Ph: (800) 500-7155 Jody Roberts Rob Filyk
Marv Steier Artec Construction
Fax: (905) 625-9815 3517 64 Avenue SE T2C 1N3 235 Slopeview Drive T3H 4G6
1-604-576-3004 Marvin Boyko
email@example.com 604-1334 Fax: 604-1337 461-6040
disAster restorAtion 11435 Wilkes Rd SE T2J 2E5
the Pascoal group 403-242-1861 Fax: 403-225-9550 the Pascoal group exactet systems inc.
First on site restorations LP John Pascoal John Pascoal Bob Poole
Ian Newman Pest ControL Ph: (403) 245-9153
Ph: (403) 245-9153 Suite 278, 339 50 Ave SE T2G 2B3
3016 21 St NE T2E 6Z2 Fax: (905) 625-5351 Cal-rid exterminators inc. Fax: (905) 625-5351 542-2055
520-7778 Fax: 520-7779 firstname.lastname@example.org Keith Petrie email@example.com
gus restoration Calgary inc. 2508 – 76 Ave SE T2C 0H5
Universal Flooring systems Window Works inc.
Michael Newton 233-0646 Fax : 236-1528
Susan Shipley Robyn Carrier
Bay #2, 6303 Burbank Road SE T2H 2E1 Japco Pest Control Ltd.
1, 1820 - 30 Ave NE T2E 7M5 101 1915 - 27 Ave NE T2E 7E4
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magiclean Cleaning 1550 246 Stewart Green SW T2N 3C8
FUrnACe FiLters/vents 242-2467 Fax: 949-4986 rooFing
1700 - 10 Ave SW T3C 0J8
229-3323 Fax: 228-2499 Ultimate vent inc. Claw Construction & Coverings
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Prostar Cleaning & restoration Nicholas Holland
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HAndY gUY/renovAtions goodmen roofing (Calgary) Ltd.
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red dot services inc. Don Faulds
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403-255-0002 Lethbridge T1J 5A8 Peddie roofing & Waterproofing
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servicemaster of Calgary
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Bar electric 219-110 Fax: 219-1011 408 Douglasbank Court SE T2Z 1X1
Cougar technical services Ltd.
BFL Canada insurance services inc.
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royal roofing Ltd.
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AedArsA 297-9320 Fax: 297-9325 Remi Paradis
renfrew insurance Ltd. 2620 Centre Ave NE T2A 2L3
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Bill Jeffray 276-7770 Fax: 276-7792
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216-5750 Fax: 216-5775 300, 334 11th Ave SE T2G 0Y2
299-1002 Fax: 266-5177
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Thursday, April 19, 2012 • Blackfoot Inn
“CHAnging times, CHAnging tenAnts, CHAnging rents”
Presented By: Saadat Keshavjee CPM, CMOC
toPiC: “9 oUt oF 10 mULti-FAmiLY residents WAnt reCYCLing: WHAt CAn We do ABoUt it?”
Keynote Speaker: Phillippa Wagner
Waste Diversion Specialist, City of Calgary Waste and Recycling Services
inFomerCiAL ComPAnies tHis montH: All Weather Windows renovations & enercare Connections inc.
seminAr & LUnCHeon
Thursday, May 10, 2012 • Blackfoot Inn
“sPring CLeAn UP – Begin noW! ControL Pests And imProve YoUr LAndsCAPing”
Presented By: Keith Petrie, CAL-RID Exterminators Inc.
toPiC: “ALBertA’s CHAnging eConomY: tHe imPACt And WHAt it meAns For ALL oF Us”
Keynote Speaker: Todd Hirsch, Senior Economist, ATB Financial
inFomerCiAL ComPAnies tHis montH: goodmen roofing (Calgary) Ltd. & Creative door services Ltd.
seminAr & LUnCHeon
Thursday, June 14, 2012 • Blackfoot Inn
“minimUm HoUsing And HeALtH stAndArds: WHAt YoU need to knoW ABoUt HoW tHeY imPACt YoUr BUsiness”
Presented By: Heather Langemann, Environmental Health Inspector, Executive Officer Alberta Health Services
toPiC: “PoLiCing in CALgArY: CALgArY CHiLd AdvoCACY Centre
HeLPing ABUsed CHiLdren And WHAt tHis meAns to CALgAriAns”
Keynote Speaker: Police Chief Rick Hanson, Calgary Police Service
inFomerCiAL ComPAnies tHis montH: Coast Whole sale Appliances & kraus Floors With more
22 Calgary Residential Rental Association - Spring 2012