Minto Communities’ 30Roe awarded LEED Gold

30Roe, Minto Communities’ fully occupied condominium project located in Toronto, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Interest in zero carbon buildings on the rise

After one year of operation, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Program has marked several milestones.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt and RWDI receive CaGBC award

Diamond Schmitt Architects and RWDI were awarded the Green Building Pioneer Award from CaGBC of Greater Toronto for their innovative database, ecoMetrics.
LEED v4.1

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LEED v4.1 to focus on performance outcomes

LEED v4.1 O+M’s updates focus on performance outcomes, and not on prescriptive measures to improve performance.

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s greenest school named for 2018

Both Lacombe Composite High School in Lacombe, Alta., and Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ont., have been named this year’s Greenest Schools in Canada. The winning schools split the $2,000 cash award to put toward a new or ongoing sustainability project.
Command Centre Humber River Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

PCL honoured for excellence in green building

PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) was presented the 2018 Excellence in Green Building: New Construction Institutional Award for Humber River Hospital.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt wins Institutional Award for UTSC building

The CaGBC selected UTSC’s Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building as the winner of its 2018 Institutional Award in the large building category.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mohawk College awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification

The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation has been awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification from the Canada Green Building Council.
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Canadian Property Management

Carbon pricing hailed as a boost to retrofits

Dismantling Ontario's cap-and-trade system would be a setback for the commercial real estate sector and the many trades and professions it employs, one of its prominent industry organizations maintains.
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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?
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Construction Business

Moving to a zero carbon future

Canada has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, which will require the building sector to move to a zero carbon future.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mississauga facility achieves its zero waste goals

The Toronto distribution centre for Cintas, a business supplies provider, became Canada’s second facility to earn TRUE Zero Waste certification last fall.
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REMI Network

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager updates to affect LEED projects

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager updates will change the performance of buildings under the LEED Canada EB:O&M 2009 rating system.

REMI Network

IREE certification for retrofits coming to Canada

CaGBC, GBCI and the Advanced Energy Centre are working together to bring the Investor Confidence Project and its IREE certification to Canada.
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Design Quarterly

World’s first double LEED Platinum building

The Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) has earned LEED v4 Existing Building Platinum, becoming the first double LEED Platinum convention centre in the world
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REMI Network

CaGBC report recommends national retrofit strategy

A CaGBC report suggests provincially-specific retrofit pathways that include recommissioning, deep retrofits, renewable energy and fuel switching actions.
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Canadian Property Management

Inside the Zero Carbon Building Standard

The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.