In a changing world where “zero carbon” is the ultimate goal in building design, can retrofits alone make Canada’s aging apartment stock sustainable?
Blending cutting-edge technology with human-centred urban design, Sidewalk Toronto sets out to build Quayside, a new mixed-use community where walkability reigns
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
Energy efficiency is more than just buzz—it's the future of the rental property industry. From older buildings getting retrofits to newer builds being outfitted with the latest technologies, it's either go green or get left behind.
An energy reporting requirement for large buildings is likely coming to Toronto. The only question is: Will it come from the city or from the province?
Although many tenants find value in creating sustainable office environments, over time, green behaviour can slip if property managers don’t foster this culture. However, according
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
Oxford Properties has launched an engagement campaign to teach its tenants energy conservation techniques.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
Experts speaking at the Green Real Estate conference in Toronto said that green building competition is leading to incremental change in the suburbs.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
Toronto's residential and commercial building may soon track their energy efficiency, as the city looks at mandatory energy use reporting.
Grey water recovery systems are starting to gain traction in commercial and multi-residential buildings because of their ...
Here are seven strategies to reduce energy wastage.
Most building managers keep track of the cost of their energy bills. However, few pay attention to how much energy ...
An energy audit is the logical first step in helping to reduce a facility’s utility costs and carbon footprint, and justify capital expenditures. Here are 10 things every building manager should know before embarking on an energy audit.
Energy efficiency in highrise multi-residential buildings can be achieved through a variety of retrofits. However, one method that is often overlooked is ...