After one year of operation, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Program has marked several milestones.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The GTA's rising population and provincial investments will fuel growth at commercial hubs near future transit-oriented developments.
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.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
A preliminary master plan for the Old Port of Montreal imagines a dynamic, mixed-use waterfront site with closer access to the St. Lawrence River.
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.
Climate volatility, energy costs and a growing backlog of required capital expenditure are projected to drive real estate investment decisions in the near and long term.
Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.