building retrofits

retrofits

Construction Business

Retrofits: an overdue climate solution

Building retrofits are needed to adapt to the climate change challenges.

CondoBusiness

Planning Ahead: Roadmap to 2050 Calls For Drastic Reductions in Condos Using Fossil Fuels

Condominium buildings using fossil fuels should prepare for a rude awakening. By 2050, Canada’s legislated goal is to reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to
heat pumps

Construction Business

Large building retrofits key to decarbonization

Achieving ambitious decarbonization targets will require the industry to accelerate deep carbon retrofits on the existing building stock across Canada.
First CIB retrofit project meets IREE condition

Canadian Property Management

First CIB retrofit project meets IREE condition

Dream has secured investor ready energy efficiency (IREE) certification for 366 Bay Street, Toronto, in keeping with requirements of the Canada Infrastructure Bank building retrofits initiative.
Energy sector workforce evolves and expands

Construction Business

Energy sector workforce evolves and expands

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.
Retrofit aggregator tapped for GTHA region

Canadian Property Management

Retrofit aggregator tapped for GTHA region

Efficiency Capital, an offshoot of The Atmospheric Fund, will serve as a retrofit aggregator for Canada Infrastructure Bank’s $2-billion Commercial Building Retrofit Initiative.
Deep Retrofit Challenge

Canadian Apartment Magazine

City of Toronto launches Deep Retrofit Challenge

The City of Toronto announced it has launched the Deep Retrofit Challenge to help accelerate the reduction of GHG emissions in existing buildings.
Toronto street front businesses eligible for two new commercial property improvement grants

Canadian Property Management

New grants for Toronto street front businesses

Toronto is introducing two new grant programs for commercial property improvements and is expanding eligibility for the city's existing facade upgrade grants.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New report looks at long-term benefits of deep building retrofits

A new report by the Pembina Institute concludes that a national renovation wave of deep building retrofits could generate more than $48 billion in economic development.
accessibility Cheam

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Feds amplify funding for accessibility upgrades

A $100-million injection to Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund will boost availability of grants for retrofit, renovation and construction projects to support universal navigability of the built environment.
aging residential towers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investing in Canada’s aging residential towers

Aging residential towers are in dire need of investment, something the pandemic has underscored given the scores of frontline workers who’ve been disproportionately affected.
museum retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum retrofit safeguards precious artifacts

While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
seismic resilience

Canadian Property Management

Upgrading for Seismic Resilience

Dennis Gam, MEng, P.Eng., Principal at RJC Engineers explains what all buildings owners need to know about achieving seismic resilience.