The name "En Circle" began as a play on words, something deeper than simply a name.  "EN" comes from the japanese character "EN ZO" a zen term simply translated at "circle."  Together they could be interpreted as reflecting "infinity" or "void" depending on how you look at it.

The owner and founder Deren Sentesy has spent his past 10 years dedicated to furthering the cause for conscious construction in the Okanagan.  Connections to organizations like the International Living Future Institute, as well as dozens of friends designing and building the leading edge buildings and communities of our time have driven Deren's desire to do things better.

Deren's Education is on going.  Here is a summary:

  • Home owner
  • Chair of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council's local Collaborative
  • Living Building Ambassador (international Living Future Institue)
  • LEED Accredited Professional (Canadian Green Building Council)
  • Sustainable Building Advisor (National Sustainable Building Advisor Institue)
  • Connector (Inside Out Leadership Development)
  • Bachelor Business Administration (Wilfrid Laurier University)

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2014 letter - Deren