Canada Green Building Council president and CEO, Thomas Mueller, outlines the agenda for this year's national conference and exposition.
Heritage experts share tips on what to consider in the heritage impact assessment process.
The commercial real estate sector's participation in Earth Hour leverages friendly competition to promote the potential for long-term energy savings.
In order for hydronic heating systems to run efficiently, system components have to be matched and sized correctly, while ongoing maintenance is key.
Through a soon-to-be-launched demand response (DR) pilot program, Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) will assess the potential for reducing energy loads during periods of peak demand.
Krista Friesen, vice-president of sustainability at the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, offers updates on the process of plastics recycling.
Fiberglass windows offer benefits such as long-term cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, strength and durability and uniformity.
While green benchmarks such as LEED are provable targets, net-zero buildings have yet to gain momentum in the industry, mainly due to their perceived cost.
Roger Johnson, senior vice-president of enterprise real estate at TD, describes the benefits of implementing ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager.
Kevin Daum, founder and president of Save the Oceans Inc., explains how building owners can responsibly mitigate damage from oil in parking lots.
Toronto recently became the first city outside the U.S. to join a network of 2030 Districts – a collective initiative that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote district-wide benchmarking in response to climate change.
The Régie du Bâtiment du Québec (RBQ) is developing guidelines for the design, construction and maintenance of green roofs in that province — a process
Conservation and demand management (CDM) specialists frequently use the term “low-hanging fruit” in reference to low-cost or no-cost sources of energy savings. Michael Lithgow, P.Eng.,
Although sun-filled days of idling by the pool may be long gone until next summer, facility managers and building owners must still maintain commercial spas
The Passive House standard—a performance-based energy standard—is currently a growing movement across North America. Since the standard can be applied not only to residential dwellings
Phil Jago of Natural Resource Canada explains how the Energy Star Portfolio Manager can help cut energy usage for the good of properties and the planet.
HVLS fans can create a better experience for occupants while offering energy savings for management. Dean Wood of Envira-North Systems explains how.