Green Building & Design
For public partners, P3s are a means to transfer risk. For the private sector, infrastructure’s recession-proof profile dovetails with expectations for a prolonged building spree.
Energy efficiency is projected to create more jobs and assume a larger share of energy sector economic activity in step with a heightened focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Four tips for operating a more sustainable washroom in celebration of the International Day of Forests.
Investors and lenders are expected to increasingly focus on the physical and transitional risks of climate change, in turn upending some conventional views of costs and value.
The schools installed future-ready infrastructure improvements for healthier, more sustainable learning environments.
Optimizing ventilation and air handling systems is key to achieving net zero energy performance goals.
The report found that schools have prioritized ventilation and filtration to reduce the transmission of the virus.
A wider selection of high-performance windows and doors is expected to hit the market as Canada's National Energy Code continues to push the envelope toward net-zero-energy-ready development.
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.
Recent industry research shows green building in 19 countries is poised for strong, rapid growth over the next three years.
A free app for members of the design and construction community in Ontario called the energyCompass.design tool – Compass for short – officially launched Nov. 7, 2018.
Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
The GTA's rising population and provincial investments will fuel growth at commercial hubs near future transit-oriented developments.
Wellbeing is and will impact commercial office spaces as the emphasis on employee health and vitality continues to grow.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.