The mounting consequences of being stuck fast in the wrong place for an extended wrong time begin with soaring insurance premiums and end with stranded assets.
Few signatories to the Paris Agreement have specifically listed energy efficiency targets in required national plans for meeting their commitments so Three Percent Club founders see plenty of room to capture untapped emissions reductions.
USGBC has released its LEED in Motion: Retail report, which highlights retail facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
Ottawa's Shaw Centre is among the Canadian facilities to benefit from the Ontario government's plans to invest up to $26 million towards upgrading the province's culture and tourism attractions
The upfront cost has been projected at $13.8 million. The environmental repercussions of dismantling and discarding a 474,000-square-foot concrete and steel structure are more difficult to peg.
School buildings that are 40-plus years old or more have been shown to pose barriers to teaching and learning, says the U.S. National Center for
Parks Canada is developing a purpose-built collection storage facility to house archaeological and historical artifacts representing Canada's natural and cultural heritage.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released two new reference guides for the facility management community.
The Government of Canada has earmarked $3.3M from its Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) program to support upgrades to Yukon’s Whitehorse Compost Facility. The funds will
A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
Ontario draws on the legacy of more than a dozen years of programming, while Energy Efficiency Alberta has had little time to capture public or capital planners' attention.
With the largest share of relatively inexpensive lighting upgrades completed, finding additional energy savings gets more complicated and costly. However, significant paybacks are projected from the increase in upfront program costs.
The current formula for allocating global adjustment costs is generally thought to be locked in for at least another year. Changes in the conservation and demand management regime are unfolding more rapidly.
It is clear that employee performance and outlook are connected to the environmental conditions in which they work.
“Smart technologies are defined by their interconnectedness,” points out a recent ACEEE report on smart building markets. The companies that buy and sell them, however, are defined by their disconnectedness.
Winners of the 12th annual Canada’s Greenest Employers competition for 2019 include companies that create a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations.
As building owners and facilities teams consider upgrading to smart building infrastructure, here are three broad scenarios that may be holding them back.