Capital Upgrades & Retrofits
Perched on the edge of the waterfront, south of the Distillery District near Sugar Beach, Toronto’s first LEED Platinum high-rise condo stands in the Bayside
The Canadian government has earmarked $5.75m in grants and loans to conduct “deep energy retrofits” within four multi-residential buildings in Toronto and Hamilton.
The new rules that will steer the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at Ontario condo properties starting next week may have a blind spot.
A property manager walks through how condo boards can combat rising utility bills by starting an energy-saving campaign.
Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
In order to promote biking to work among tenants, property owners and managers should ensure secure bicycle parking, changing room and showers.
Installing electric vehicle-charging stations during construction is straightforward, but retrofitting existing properties can be a challenge.
To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
An energy performance contract is an agreement between a building owner and an energy service company (ESCO) whereby the ESCO takes full responsibility for identifying, financing, implementing, commissioning ...
Energy efficiency in highrise multi-residential buildings can be achieved through a variety of retrofits. However, one method that is often overlooked is ...
Since the first Canadian energy efficiency regulation that phased out a handful of inefficient general service fluorescent lamps (GSFL) was introduced in 1995, there has been steady progress in the availability of more efficient lighting solutions ...
In recent years, environmental regulations, new innovations and higher energy costs have raised the bar on green buildings and provided economic incentives ...