Creating an envelope in a residential tower where balconies, windows and exterior walls come together in multiple layers is challenging and increases the likelihood that thermal bridges will form.
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.
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.
With mixed-use communities on the rise, sub-metering is more relevant than ever. It allocates utility costs to shared areas and units based on consumption.
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.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
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?
Although many tenants find value in creating sustainable office environments, over time, green behaviour can slip if property managers don’t foster this culture. However, according
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
Duncan McLeod of London-based Studio McLeod reveals new daylighting trends and ways to incorporate light into existing buildings.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
Experts speaking at the Green Real Estate conference in Toronto said that green building competition is leading to incremental change in the suburbs.
The new Toronto 2030 District program aims to meet the energy and emission reduction targets that are outlined in Architecture 2030.
In order to promote biking to work among tenants, property owners and managers should ensure secure bicycle parking, changing room and showers.
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.