Environmental Management

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Top 14 stories to watch in 2017

Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
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Electric actuators for green automation

Electric actuators are nothing new, but their positive impact on the environment can be easily overlooked. While many individuals and companies are still opting for hydraulic or pneumatic systems, electric systems can do the same job with more green benefits.
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Perceived building costs prevent conservation

A recent survey reveals that Canadian business leaders generally undervalue the return on investment from energy efficiency.
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Vancouver’s deconstruction strategy

The City of Vancouver is rethinking demolition and taking a new approach to managing demolition ‘waste.'
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5 Rs improve resource efficiency in construction

Mission 2030 sets a target to eliminate construction, renovation and demolition waste from landfill over the next 18 years.
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Environmental protection legislation

Environmental hazards pose significant potential liability for construction contractors yet the risks associated with violating protection legislation often are given little consideration. Contraventions of Alberta’s
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From rocky relations to common ground

A new voluntary standard, SERA, will enable developers of green projects to specify certified aggregates and/or help them to identify ...
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Choosing the best LEED for the job

The CaGBC has expanded its offering of LEED rating systems. With the proliferation of these products, choosing the most appropriate one ...