Green Products & Technologies
While climate change may have slipped somewhat from people’s consciousness and priorities right now, it’s noteworthy that the pandemic and climate crises are both problems of exponential growth against a limited capacity to cope.
It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to
It's still unclear how the process of securing environmental approvals for combined heat and power systems will be streamlined, but the Ontario government's recent pledge has been greeted enthusiastically in the buildings sector.
OCAD University asked Toronto-based architecture and interior design firm, Quadrangle, to create an interior with flexible features.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released two new reference guides for the facility management community.
A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter and President-elect Darryl K. Boyce testified before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources at the House of Commons of Canada on Nov. 20, 2018.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Along with the direct energy savings that LEDs offer, facilities are also realizing cost savings by prolonging their lighting system through best practices.
High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
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.