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.
Five tenants piloted a new green certification program, BOMA Canada's Sustainable Workplaces, ahead of its recent roll out.
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.
MOECC's excess soil management policy framework, now up for review, seeks to better align the reuse of excess soil with existing waste regulations.
The BRE Innovation Park in Ontario will become a platform for the Canadian construction industry to demonstrate solutions to achieve low carbon buildings.
HOK Toronto recently earned an ARIDO award of merit for the design of its Pinterest-inspired new offices.
Commercial real estate has the potential to create jobs and wealth if new technology infrastructure investment is prioritized.
A building's design influences the operational efficiency waste collection programs, the cost of servicing the programs and diversion rates.
Further refinement of the WELL Building Standard is expected as a plethora of studies point to the growing concern for health and wellness.
On November 16, 2015, Ontario’s MOECC posted details about Ontario’s proposed greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system to the Environmental Registry.
Krista Friesen, vice-president of sustainability at the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, offers updates on the process of plastics recycling.
LEED registrants appear to be taking full advantage of the deadline extension before the more rigorous version 4 of the certification program becomes mandatory.
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.
Global sustainability benchmark places 2015 Canadian achievement more in line with the top-ranked Australia/New Zealand region than with the 144 U.S. participants.
A look at what sustainability means to some experts in the building industry and the way climate change has impacted the conversation.