An invisible second skin was a core component of the energy-saving, heritage-sensitive intervention at the Bank of Canada complex.
Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.
Energy efficiency advocates are working to enlist broader support and leverage existing influential backers at a time when government commitment is becoming more uneven across North American jurisdictions.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
The City of Mississauga is testing the waters with solar panels as a supplemental heat source for its busiest — and highest utility-consuming — outdoor pool this summer.
Measures to avoid or minimize flood damage and prepare for long-term power outages now rank among the most cost-effective design decisions and capital investments that building owners/managers can make.
Despite information posted on the Energy Efficiency Alberta website for more than a month, commercial customers do not qualify for the new incentives announced in May 2018.
Toronto has long been a city open to innovation and change, whether it be culturally or technologically. It’s no surprise then that the city was chosen to take part in the Urban Pilot Program, or UPPlift, which aims to bridge the gap between emergent smart technologies and property managers to enhance a city’s liveability.
It's the the end of a rookie season for many larger commercial electricity customers participating in Ontario's Industrial Conservation Initiative.
The upfront costs of Ontario's electricity conservation programs are lower than some candidates for provincial office are alleging.
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects.
One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
Facilities management needs to have a voice in the C-suite. As business evolves, company leaders will require strategic facilities managers.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
Mixed-use developments in Toronto are creating neighbourhoods that are unaffordable for many people, according to a new study.
Energy experts can help condo corporations identify more complex savings opportunities through an energy audit.
Increased urbanization and the demand for convenience has made it more common for retailers, restaurants and office spaces to operate under one roof.