Financial Management

energy monitoring

Energy monitoring outside the building box

Many properties continue to fail in frequently monitoring their utility and energy consumption outside of the reporting scopes of building certifications.
cap-and-trade costs

Utilities flagged for cap-and-trade costs

Ontario's greater reliance on natural gas heating will likely make cap-and-trade charges more noticeable than they have been thus far in Quebec.
Renovations

Returns on repositioning aging buildings

Whatever the strategy, value enhancement is the rationale for repositioning aging buildings.
Consumer confidence

Perceived building costs prevent conservation

A recent survey reveals that Canadian business leaders generally undervalue the return on investment from energy efficiency.
REMI

Determining an aging building’s fate

The key to deciding an aging building's fate is to understand, through accurate data and analysis, the condition, function and usage of the building.