Albert Bicol

Helio by Sifron Properties

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Helio sets new standard for energy performance

Coming soon from Sifton Properties, Helio is slated to become the most energy-efficient high-rise apartment tower in Canada, designed and constructed to be 77 per cent more efficient than a similar building built under the current Ontario Building Code.
zero carbon

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Moving toward a zero carbon economy

In a changing world where “zero carbon” is the ultimate goal in building design, can retrofits alone make Canada’s aging apartment stock sustainable?
Net-zero buildings seen as manageable targets

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Net-zero buildings seen as manageable targets

While green benchmarks such as LEED are provable targets, net-zero buildings have yet to gain momentum in the industry, mainly due to their perceived cost.