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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
City of Toronto staff have set out a fall to winter timeframe for consultations on the development of a proposed energy reporting bylaw for large buildings.
Ian Smith of of Urban and Environmental Management explains Low Impact Development and how how it embraces water as a valuable resource.
Solar power generation is a green way to reduce energy costs. But there are pros and cons of solar panels when it comes to apartment buildings.
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 ...
Improving the sustainability and energy efficiency of condominiums is not new. However, in terms of the most important and new energy-saving measures, it comes down to making small changes and sticking to simple solutions.
An energy audit is the logical first step in helping to reduce a facility’s utility costs and carbon footprint, and justify capital expenditures. Here are 10 things every building manager should know before embarking on an energy audit.
The Building Energy Quotient program introduces a scoring system and database that will allow participants to compare their building’s performance ...
Energy efficiency in highrise multi-residential buildings can be achieved through a variety of retrofits. However, one method that is often overlooked is ...
Approximately 50 per cent of landfill waste could be composted but, instead, the buried organic waste, which cannot rot properly in a landfill site, turns to ...