Programs & Incentives

workplace transformation

Inside CBRE’s latest workplace transformation

CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
REMI

Why LEED certification is becoming an essential

As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.

Ontario ramps up electricity savings target

Ontario has largely achieved its electricity conservation target for 2011-2014, but the savings goal for 2015-2020 is even more ambitious.
ASHRAE

Inventive ways to cultivate green tenants

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
night highway

Hefty increases for LED lighting incentives

Updates to LED lighting incentives in Ontario make them more lucrative and easier to obtain.
Urban beekeeping

The buzz around urban beekeeping

With more than 100 registered hives in Toronto alone, people are seeing the environmental benefits and economic possibilities around urban beekeeping.
Toronto downtown

Toronto 2030 District aims to cut energy use

The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
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The benefits of EV charging stations

As electric vehicles gain popularity across Canada, property managers and owners can benefit by installing EV charging stations of their own.
Toronto CityPlace

Toronto looks at mandatory energy use reporting

Toronto's residential and commercial building may soon track their energy efficiency, as the city looks at mandatory energy use reporting.
REMI

LEED v4 updates look at life cycle analysis

The recent LEED v4 update places new focus on conducting a life cycle analysis of an entire building.
Green City

Green Globes certification goes mainstream

The updated version of the Green Globes' building certification is gaining recognition as an alternative to LEED.
cost-cutting

B.C. Hydro pulls back on conservation

B.C. Hydro has proposed significant cuts to its conservation and demand management incentives over the next ...
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Continuing education in energy management

The IBEX certificate program combines technical knowledge with energy assessment skills and business practices.
BOMA BEST

BOMA BESt story hidden in the numbers

Percentages in a BOMA BESt report sometimes suggest performance patterns that the actual numbers do not support.
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Building lasting change with LEED

According to the CaGBC, there are now more than 1,000 LEED certified buildings in Canada – and that number is only ...
REMI

Incentive programs test patience

Delays in the rollout of many of the OPA's CDM programs have now necessitated a one-year extension to what was ...
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The next version of LEED

The newest version of the LEED rating system is set to push the envelope in transforming the market to achieve improved environmental outcomes.