Green Building & Design
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.
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is poised to become a teaching tool for current and future building professionals alike.
Colliers International just moved more than 220 employees into its sprawling new headquarters in downtown Toronto.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
CF's national electric vehicle charging program will add 45 networked chargers at 15 shopping centres, helping to ease range anxiety and ramp up EV sales.
In Waterloo, Ontario, workers are installing wells for a geo-exchange system that will heat and cool a new net positive energy office development.
GTA warehouse space is getting a makeover as consumer populations grow, flagging potential for more fulfillment centres closer to downtown Toronto.
CBRE now has four out of the ten WELL-registered projects in Canada: one in Vancouver and three in the GTA, including the Toronto North office.
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.
Energy storage, phase-change materials and carbon dioxide refrigerant exemplify the diversity of products that can have bearing on how buildings use resources, discharge waste and function in both normal and adverse conditions.