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ASHRAE outstanding achievers

ASHRAE outstanding achievers named

Individual honours conferred to four Canadian engineers include a rare appointment to the ASHRAE Hall of Fame for the late Richard Perry, P.Eng, of Vancouver.
Halifax Standfield

Halifax Stanfield prioritizes accessibility

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has attained a Certified Gold rating through Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification, making it Nova Scotia's first Certified Gold facility.
Great Gulf

Great Gulf Group appoints new CEO

Great Gulf has appointed Ilias Konstantopoulos as the new CEO, succeeding Jerry Patava who will now chair the Great Gulf Strategic Advisory Board.
better country

Building on the desire for a better country

The buildings and design sectors are again represented in the newest slate of members of the Order of Canada, which includes a developer, a planner and an architectural glass artist.
sustainability fund

Sustainability fund carries lasting values

The IREM Foundation fund will carry Elaina Tattersdale's name, paying tribute to her memory and commitment to commercial real estate operations that respect the environment and well-being of building occupants.
USGBC Leadership

Oxford Properties a USGBC leadership honouree

The awards are bestowed to individuals and organizations that have advanced sustainable principles and practices in design, management, operations and community building, while serving as role models and resources for their peers.
clean capitalism

Clean capitalism delivers added client value

Anna Murray, Ailey Roberts and Puninda Thind of BentallGreenOak's sustainability team have been named to the Canada Clean50 for 2020.
Kevin Pearson

IICRC appoints Kevin Pearson as chairman

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification has announced its 2020 board of directors executive committee.
energy-saving achievements

Cresting a year of energy-saving achievements

Commercial real estate industry trailblazers (CREST) were recognized, as participants in Toronto's race2reduce continue to pursue a target to collectively reduce energy consumption by 10 per cent compared to 2017 usage.
IEQ-GA

IEQ-GA announces incorporation

The announcement of IEQ-GA’s incorporation took place at a ceremony during the 40th AIVC conference, Oct. 15 in Ghent, Belgium.
ASHRAE LowDown Showdown

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown models resilience

Designs for a hypothetical new 90,000-square-foot City Hall in San Diego, California, were evaluated for energy performance, innovation and the collaborative effectiveness of team members.
Development Challenge

NAIOP announces Development Challenge winners

Slate Asset Management and Choice REIT partnered with NAIOP to use Dixie Outlet Mall in Mississauga as the subject for this year’s competition.
Cogswell Tower

Cogswell Tower wins Carbon Crusader Award

The award will be presented at BOMA Nova Scotia’s Market Update Lunch, taking place on October 24, 2019, in Halifax.
Cheryl Gray

Cheryl Gray first Canadian IREM President

Gray was inaugurated during the 2019 IREM Global Summit in San Francisco.
Ferris Elementary

Ferris Elementary wins Greenest School in Canada competition

As part of World Green Building Week, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools recognize Canadian schools that promote sustainability and offer programs that encourage awareness of environmental issues.
wood governments leadership

B.C. governments recognized for wood leadership

Leadership in structural and architectural wood use by local governments was recognized by Wood WORKS! BC with the 2019 Community Recognition Awards.
Stephen Ashworth

REIC names Stephen Ashworth CEO

Ashworth replaces Sandra De Medeiros, CAE who has served as interim executive director & CEO.