Building retrofits are needed to adapt to the climate change challenges.
Setting carbon metrics in future codes and standards is key to fully address meaningful reductions to achieve climate goals.
Achieving ambitious decarbonization targets will require the industry to accelerate deep carbon retrofits on the existing building stock across Canada.
Energy efficiency is projected to create more jobs and assume a larger share of energy sector economic activity in step with a heightened focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
Canada has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, which will require the building sector to move to a zero carbon future.
An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
Green infrastructure (GI) is an umbrella term for infrastructure that delivers benefits to urban development through the ecosystem services that natural systems, like plants and
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
Developers of multi-residential buildings can expect more pointed direction on their lighting choices as North American jurisdictions update their building regulations.
In July 2016, Vancouver City Council approved the Zero Emissions Building Plan (the Plan) and in doing so has shifted the emphasis of building policy
The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.
In a city known for innovative and sustainable buildings, Telus Garden in Vancouver is pushing that reputation to a whole new level.
Standing 30 metres high, the tallest all-wood modern building has now opened its doors in northern B.C. The $25 million Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in downtown Prince George is built to LEED Gold status and an example of the viability of constructing taller buildings made of wood.
A new Etobicoke development has broken ground — in more ways than one. On the GO Mimico, now under construction, will be Toronto’s first high-rise
Designed with the beauty of Canada’s first national park in mind, the Bow River Pedestrian Bridge in Banff, Alta., is a striking timber superstructure.
A peer reviewed ISO compliant study from CPCI evaluates the impacts throughout the life of a precast concrete structure.