• energy training delivery agents sought for Canada's promised home retrofit program

    Energy training delivery agents sought

    Public agencies, not-for-profit organizations and private sector energy services providers are all expected to play a role in developing the workforce that will underpin Canada’s promised home retrofit program.
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    Canada officially lists plastic products under CEPA

    Canada recently listed plastic manufactured items on Schedule 1 under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), taking a first regulatory step in addressing plastic pollution.
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    Mayfair Properties acquires iconic Vancouver rental tower

    Vancouver-based Mayfair Properties recently purchased Martello Tower, a 30-storey concrete rental building at the corner of Beach and Thurlow.
  • CPP Investments is among global top 10 real estate investors for 2021

    CPP among global top 10 real estate investors

    CPP Investments is one of five pension plan managers on the list, along with three global insurance/asset management firms and two sovereign wealth funds.
  • GID Industrial will target last-mile sites in major U.S. markets

    Ivanhoé Cambridge targets U.S. last-mile sites

    Together, the two partners forming GID Industrial have 19 million square feet of industrial inventory in 15 American markets.
  • Stargazers evoke conflicting demands for lighting in remote settings

    Stargazers evoke conflicting lighting demands

    The U.S. National Parks Service is teaming with the Illuminating Engineering Society to devise an outdoor lighting standard that supports safety and navigability with minimum infringement on night-sky viewing.

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    Reflections on Earth Day

    Earth Day provides an opportunity to reflect on what we as individuals can do to restore and care for our planet through green buildings.
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    The rising cost of multi-residential construction

    Multi-residential construction costs are rising in Canada due to the pandemic’s impact on everything from labour and material costs to shifting supply and demand dynamics.
  • Community buildings targeted for retrofits

    Community buildings targeted for retrofit funds

    Two distinct, but complementary new federal programs promise funds for community buildings. Both are focused on meeting GHG reduction targets and are aligned with a pledge to invest $15 billion to address climate change and boost the green economy.

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