Building Envelope

cladding

Cladding absorbs pollution at Montreal facility

STM Stinson Transport Centre, the first bus depot in Canada to earn LEED Gold certification, boasts sustainable cladding that improves air quality.
green campus

UBC facility sets green campus standard

A UBC LEED Platinum certified facility known as AMS Nest is a beacon to other campuses across Canada looking to reduce their environmental footprint.
BRE Innovation Park

BRE Innovation Park to accelerate sustainability

The BRE Innovation Park in Ontario will become a platform for the Canadian construction industry to demonstrate solutions to achieve low carbon buildings.
building envelope

A window into better building envelopes

The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
U.K. heating costs

Shoddy insulation adds to U.K. heating costs

Energy efficiency proponents calculate that dilapidated, poorly insulated dwellings add extra and unnecessary annual energy costs for a majority of householders in the United Kingdom.
net zero

Net zero project is building industry milestone

A net zero energy home in Guelph, Ontario, the first of 25 to be completed as part of a national project, aims to position NZE in the mainstream public.
Glass Buildings

Creating high-performance curtain walls

Curtain walls performance can be increased by evaluating the system as a whole, rather than looking at the performance of each component.
Enwave Theatre

Integrated solar cells offer design-savvy solution

Building integrated photovoltaics offer a more flexible energy efficiency option than traditional solar panels.
REMI

Skylights a cost-effective way to save energy

Daylighting a commercial building with a well-designed skylight system is a cost-effective way to save on energy ...
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Electronically tintable glass

Electronically tintable glass provides dynamic control over the amount of heat and light that is admitted to the building.