CaGBC

carbon Earth Day

Design Quarterly

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.
retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The future of green building is retrofit

With the right market signals and incentives, Canada can create a retrofit economy now that would yield skilled jobs for the Canadian economy, operational savings from energy and carbon reduction and better, healthier buildings for Canadians.
ACP LEED

Design Quarterly

New energy ACP available to Canadian projects

The latest addenda to the LEED rating system include an alternative compliance pathway, shifting the focus from energy cost to energy usage.
IcGG requirements

Construction Business

CaGBC reports on green building market impacts

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a new report that shows the potential of a green recovery that prioritizes green building.
green building cagbc

Design Quarterly

CaGBC reveals Green Building Award winners

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced the winners of the 2020 Green Building Excellence Awards.
zero carbon

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Blazing a trail for zero carbon in Nova Scotia

The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
Empire Communities

Design Quarterly

CaGBC launches green recovery initiative

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has launched a new green recovery initiative, calling for government investment that prioritizes green building.
zero carbon building

REMI Network

Scotia Plaza marks zero carbon building milestone

Scotia Plaza's 40 King St. West building in Toronto has become the largest certified zero carbon building in Canada at more than 1.5 million square feet.
green buildings

Design Quarterly

Green buildings can re-ignite Canada’s economy

CaGBC has released its recommendations on how the green building industry can contribute to Canada’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery.
CaGBC training

Construction Business

CaGBC study highlights gaps in zero carbon training

A new CaGBC study looks at the zero carbon training and education needs of engineers, architects, and renewable energy specialists.
zero carbon zcb

Design Quarterly

CaGBC launches ZCB Standard Version 2

ZCB Standard Version 2 is designed to accelerate adoption of zero carbon building practices, helping Canada to meet its climate targets.
LEED Platinum

REMI Network

Condo is LEED Platinum first for Toronto

Aqualina at Bayside is the first high-rise condo in Toronto to earn LEED Platinum certification.
LEED Gold

REMI Network

MUHC celebrates second LEED Gold certification

The McGill University Health Centre is the first hospital in Quebec to receive two LEED Gold achievements.
zero carbon

Design Quarterly

Canada’s first 10 Zero Carbon buildings certified

CaGBC is helping Canada eliminate carbon emissions with 10 projects certifying under its Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Standard.
LEED v4 milestone

Construction Business

LEED v4 hits 1,000 Canadian project milestone

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is celebrating a new milestone as Canadian LEED v4 project registrations surpass the 1,000 mark.
Ferris Elementary

REMI Network

Ferris Elementary wins Greenest School in Canada competition

As part of World Green Building Week, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools recognize Canadian schools that promote sustainability and offer programs that encourage awareness of environmental issues.
Sun Life Building

Construction Business

Sun Life Building receives LEED Platinum

CaGBC has awarded LEED Platinum certification (Existing Building) to the Sun Life Building, the highest level of recognition for LEED Green Buildings.