More performance data on the benefits of green stormwater infrastructure in extreme weather events is needed as it may be more effective than thought.
STM Stinson Transport Centre, the first bus depot in Canada to earn LEED Gold certification, boasts sustainable cladding that improves air quality.
From green roofs and living walls there is an increasing need for biophilic design in buildings in relation to wellbeing, according to recent studies support this notion.
Opportunities to transform existing buildings into more energy efficient assets arise when forming a capital plan and thinking long-term.
A UBC LEED Platinum certified facility known as AMS Nest is a beacon to other campuses across Canada looking to reduce their environmental footprint.
The BRE Innovation Park in Ontario will become a platform for the Canadian construction industry to demonstrate solutions to achieve low carbon buildings.
Commercial real estate has the potential to create jobs and wealth if new technology infrastructure investment is prioritized.
The building envelope can truly make or break energy-efficiency efforts. Major systems improvements may help, but those savings could fly out the window.
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.
A look at what sustainability means to some experts in the building industry and the way climate change has impacted the conversation.
North America leaders endorsed a new five-year CEC plan for better environmental management decisions. Climate change adaptation is one focus area.
Subnational jurisdictions from across the Western Hemisphere gathered at Toronto’s Royal York Hotel for The Climate Summit of the Americas.
Tucked into the back of the Metro Convention Centre at Toronto’s Green Living Show on March 27, 2015, a group of scientists, politicians and entrepreneurs
In Montreal, Saint-Laurent borough Mayor Alan DeSousa has a seemingly straightforward goal: to promote green roofs on private sector developments. DeSousa, who received the 2014
Resilient buildings respond to the growing likelihood of extreme weather events.
A couple years from now, construction workers will put shovels to ground as they build a whole new urban community on what was once a
The idea of sustainable construction as more than environmental preservation, but also as social progress and economic growth, was evident in many of the winning