Hospitality

flooding

Green infra’s impact on flooding underrated

More performance data on the benefits of green stormwater infrastructure in extreme weather events is needed as it may be more effective than thought.
REMI

Proactive sustainable repairs for aging assets

Opportunities to transform existing buildings into more energy efficient assets arise when forming a capital plan and thinking long-term.
restoration

Mill restoration inspires waterfront development

The restoration of an old mill in Elora, Ontario is at the heart of Pearle Hospitality’s ambitious, mixed-use waterfront development project
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.
WELL Building Standard

WELL Building Standard poised to accelerate

Further refinement of the WELL Building Standard is expected as a plethora of studies point to the growing concern for health and wellness.
cleaning technology

LEED v4 users lag ahead of new deadline

LEED registrants appear to be taking full advantage of the deadline extension before the more rigorous version 4 of the certification program becomes mandatory.
investable cities

Pension funds drawn to investable cities

Despite an abundance of investment funds spending across the globe, Canadian infrastructure continues to face a crisis.
mixed-use

Mixed-use project meets old-soul community

The Metalworks development in Guelph, Ontario, will ultimately bridge a deep-rooted community to the downtown core with a 50-foot-wide river walkway.
suburban assets

What motivates the greening of suburban assets

While sustainable real estate means thinking outside downtown cores, experts stress the necessary models required to support these suburban assets.
water-taking permits

Greywater and stormwater use in buildings

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
Blachtford_rendering

Edmonton’s ‘world-class’ sustainable agenda

Once the first licensed airfield in Canada, workers at the Blatchford development site in Edmonton, Alberta are now prepping the ground for what is hoped