West Vancouver's Monster Homes Add to Greenhouse Gases

Houses with large square footage have big carbon footprints.

That was one of the findings of Monday’s presentation that ended with West Vancouver council committing to lower the district’s carbon footprint by 40 per cent by 2040.

The sprawling ‘monster houses’ that occupy the district’s hills fell under scrutiny as the main contributor to the 260,000 tonnes of greenhouse gasses emitted annually by West Vancouver