North America leaders endorsed a new five-year CEC plan for better environmental management decisions. Climate change adaptation is one focus area.
The Resilient Pipes and Wires Report argues that investment in climate change adaptation is imperative for safety, security and business continuity, and to avoid the staggering losses that can result from lack of preparedness.
Subnational jurisdictions from across the Western Hemisphere gathered at Toronto’s Royal York Hotel for The Climate Summit of the Americas.
Sustainable leaders in the industry are encouraging municipalities and building owners to grapple with climate change and protect the value of assets.
Green building sector defends energy efficiency standards after Fraser Institute calls them cost inefficient and promotes direct emission caps at GHG source
While sustainable real estate means thinking outside downtown cores, experts stress the necessary models required to support these suburban assets.
BOMA BESt participants demonstrate long-term commitment to the environmental performance assessment program with a flurry of building re-certifications in 2014.
Ontario's Certified Rental Building program adds green standards, while BOMA BESt's multi-residential participation rate declines.
As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.
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
The Recycling Council of Ontario’s first commercial, industrial and institutional waste performance benchmarking study has been released, revealing an immediate need for industry-wide improvement, with
A large cistern installed near the main plumbing lab in Peterborough’s Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Fleming College is ready to harvest rainwater. This
Off Highway 95A, between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains, where the sun shines more than 300 days of the year, lies Kimberley, British Columbia, population
About fifteen years ago, Jim Ecclestone found an old, 2000-gallon stainless steel water tank lying in a farmer’s field. The president and chief executive officer
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
BOMA BESt's new portfolio-wide application targets light industrial and open-air retail properties
LEED proponents will now have an extra 16 months to register projects under current criteria before the more rigorous LEED version 4 becomes mandatory in November 2016.