Green Products & Technologies
Impending environmental regulations will push the Canadian and American real estate industries toward cooling and insulation options with lower global warming potential.
Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
Energy conservation programs, from audits to cost-effective measures for savings, have been a mainstay of consumption reduction strategy. However, existing buildings have the potential to
Updates to LED lighting incentives in Ontario make them more lucrative and easier to obtain.
The first step in a green cleaning program is often to switch from traditional to green cleaning chemicals. What facility managers may not realize is
With more than 100 registered hives in Toronto alone, people are seeing the environmental benefits and economic possibilities around urban beekeeping.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
As electric vehicles gain popularity across Canada, property managers and owners can benefit by installing EV charging stations of their own.
The new ETFO office in Toronto is the city's first purpose-built facility to receive LEED Platinum, and features a Canadian first in geothermal energy.
Buildings can use different systems to improve stormwater management, thereby lessening the burden on the municipal drainage system.
The recent LEED v4 update places new focus on conducting a life cycle analysis of an entire building.
Implementing a green cleaning strategy means more than buying eco-friendly products. It requires developing a team, a scope and a plan.
Livings walls are growing in popularity due to the benefits they bring to indoor environments.
Looks matter when selecting new hard-surface flooring for interior spaces in commercial buildings. But so does the choice of underlayment.
As electric vehicles become more popular, the building industry is starting to look at how it can accommodate ...
Electronically tintable glass provides dynamic control over the amount of heat and light that is admitted to the building.