Green Products & Technologies
Abandonment of the Sidewalk Labs project proposed for Toronto is unfortunate, but it serves as an important lesson that building a smart city from the top down is hard.
Like humans, living walls might be overdue for a trim, but few are imperilled in the now largely empty surroundings of commercial and institutional buildings.
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'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.
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.
Data will be the golden key in the new energy future, and any company with an interest in data is already thinking about this energy future.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
The Canadian commercial real estate industry gathered in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto last night for the BOMA Canada National Awards.
Industry insiders speaking at the Energy Storage Canada conference in Toronto celebrated technological advances, but stressed that viable, steady revenue will be needed to propel the technology into the mainstream.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
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.
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.
A recent PM Expo seminar elaborated on changing market conditions and how they will affect future property managers in an increasingly technical field.