New criteria for calculating thermal bridging and a mandate for heat/energy recovery systems in a wide range of conditions could have the most significant impact on the design and construction of new buildings.
Developers of multi-residential buildings can expect more pointed direction on their lighting choices as North American jurisdictions update their building regulations.
Shifts in the allocation of Ontario's Global Adjustment will benefit some electricity customers and further burden others, but proactive commercial real estate owners/managers are poised to be among the winners.
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
A property manager walks through how condo boards can combat rising utility bills by starting an energy-saving campaign.
Cooling towers and irrigation add to summertime water demand, while many Canadian municipalities have implemented multi-year annual rate increases to help fund needed upgrades to aging infrastructure.
An energy reporting requirement for large buildings is likely coming to Toronto. The only question is: Will it come from the city or from the province?
Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.
Ontario has largely achieved its electricity conservation target for 2011-2014, but the savings goal for 2015-2020 is even more ambitious.
SaskPower's experience sparks recall of smart meters in Ontario.
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
Re-commissioning of existing commercial and residential buildings is integral in ensuring that a building is operating efficiently. Minimum building efficiency standards, both de facto —
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
Toronto's residential and commercial building may soon track their energy efficiency, as the city looks at mandatory energy use reporting.
Grey water recovery systems are starting to gain traction in commercial and multi-residential buildings because of their ...
Here are seven strategies to reduce energy wastage.
Most building managers keep track of the cost of their energy bills. However, few pay attention to how much energy ...