Interest in the Passive House standard has increased significantly in the last two to three years throughout North America and especially in Western Canada.
High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
When KPMG selected its new location, proximity to clients factored prominently, leading the growing professional services firm to set up shop in Vaughan.
CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
LEED has become synonymous with green in the mainstream building industry over the last decade, but is LEED still relevant? While the voluntary green building
HOK Toronto recently earned an ARIDO award of merit for the design of its Pinterest-inspired new offices.
With 2016 now underway, REMI’s award-winning editorial team takes a look at the top stories from 2015 and how they will continue to impact the
The impact of the built environment on human health and wellness is becoming a more important topic in the industry. As the buildings industry attempts
Lighting design is experiencing an evolution with the introduction of the new energy codes ASHRAE 90.1 – 2010 and NECB 2011 at the end of
The concept of district energy has gained new interest after being identified as a key measure towards helping cities significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Achieving energy efficiency in multi-residential properties is the new normal. With the cost of utilities rising, apartment owners are benefitting more than ever by finding new ways to save.
With an aging population, health and wellness in the design process is becoming increasingly important. The built environment (private or public) can have significant impacts
To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) is one of the most promising and elegant ways of producing on site electricity directly from the sun — silently, without environmental harm or pollution, and without depletion of resources.
Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
New technologies and a better understanding of green construction are changing the sustainable design process in Ontario, according to industry experts.